Souvenir Card, President John F. Kennedy at Televised Press Conference, April 3, 1963

Summary

President John F. Kennedy seemed to understand instinctively how to use the new medium of television. He held the first live televised Presidential press conference on January 25, 1961, and continued this regularly throughout his Presidency. This Souvenir Card depicts President Kennedy in a relaxed pose recognizing a reporter during a nationwide televised press conference in 1963.

President John F. Kennedy seemed to understand instinctively how to use the new medium of television. He held the first live televised Presidential press conference on January 25, 1961, and continued this regularly throughout his Presidency. This Souvenir Card depicts President Kennedy in a relaxed pose recognizing a reporter during a nationwide televised press conference in 1963.

Artifact

Print (Visual work)

Date Made

1963

Subject Date

03 April 1963

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.91.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Rotogravure

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5.875 in

Width: 3.5 in

Inscriptions

Text printed on back of image: President Kennedy, in his casual / "hand in pocket stance" recognizes / a reporter during a nationwide tele- / vised press conference April 3, 1963 .

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