Eisenhower Press Conference

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Begins abruptly.

Eisenhower speaks about books he has written, but does not call himself a writer. He says he is ready to answer questions about his book or his birthday.
He does not mention the title of the book. Perhaps "The White House Years: Waging Peace : 1956-1961."

Questions and answers follow, includes:

-Eisenhower's trip to the Mid-East in 1959 and his desire to lessen the tension in Pakistan. He speaks specifically about events in Kashmir.

-Draft dodging.

-International relations and communism.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71918
Municipal archives id: T805