TV Guide Magazine for May 4-10, 1963, "The Hectic Hours before the President's Press Conference"

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 TV Guide magazine from May 1963 featured a 4-page illustrated article about the preparations for the President's twice-monthly live broadcast news conferences.

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 TV Guide magazine from May 1963 featured a 4-page illustrated article about the preparations for the President's twice-monthly live broadcast news conferences.

Artifact

Magazine (Periodical)

Date Made

May 1961

Subject Date

04 May 1961-10 May 1961

Creators

Triangle Publications, Inc. 

Trindl, Gene, 1924-2004 

Place of Creation

United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 

Creator Notes

Cover photo by Gene Trindl. Published by Triangle Publications Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.111.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 5.25 in

Thickness: .188 in

Inscriptions

Text on front cover: THE HECTIC HOURS / BEFORE THE PRESIDENT'S / PRESS CONFERENCE /TV/ GUIDE / Roberta Shore, Lee J. Cobb, James ... [covered with address label] / Local Programs May 4-10

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