Newstalgia Reference Room- President Kennedy Visits Paris. On his way to the Vienna Summit, President Kennedy pays a visit to Charles DeGaulle to discuss French support of U.S. foreign policy. Wrap-up of days activities for June 2, 1961.
June 4, 2012

JFK - The Man who accompanied Jackie to Paris.

En route to the much anticipated Vienna Summit with Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev, President Kennedy paid a State Visit to Charles DeGaulle to engage in talks regarding French views on U.S. Foreign Policy and discuss differences with regards to NATO.

Here is a wrap-up of the days events for June 2nd, 1961 as reported by Leon Pearson and NBC Radio News.

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