• On this day in history, Jan. 25, 1961, JFK hosts first live televised presidential press conference

    12 days ago - By FOX News

    President John F. Kennedy introduced a new era of White House communications when he hosted the first live televised presidential press conference on this day in history, Jan. 25, 1961. "The fact of the matter is that the time when President Kennedy started televised press conferences, there were only three or four newspapers in the entire United States that carried a full transcript of a presidential press conference," Kennedy's press secretary, Pierre Salinger, told the JFK Presidential Library in an oral history of the 35th president. "Therefore, what people read was a distillation...
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