July 1962 President Kennedy's Schedule

 

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July 1962- President Kennedy's Schedule

1 The President and Mrs Kennedy began their day by visiting the Monument to the 1910 Revolution. They then attended Mass at the Basilica de Guadalupe. Mexico City. After mass they headed for the Airport and departed Mexico City and flew back to Washington.
2 The President began his day with a meeting with Dean Rusk. He then met with Douglas Dillon and Douglas Dillon and Henry Fowler. She then met with Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas. After lunch the President met with George Kennan. The President next met with Walter Heller, and then with Clark Clifford.
3 The President began the day with a Breakfast meeting with Democratic Congressional leaders. On arriving in the office the President met with George Kennan. He met the noted urologist Dr Victor Marshall. He next met with the members of the Country Team Seminar of the Foreign Service Institute. After Lunch the President had a meeting with McNamara, Dillon, Bell, Gilpatric, Charles Sullivan, Bundy, Ellis Veatch of the Budget Bureau and Carly Kaysen. The President ended his day with a meeting with Herbert Mathews of the New York Times.
4 The President traveled to Philadelphia for Independence Day Celebrations. Over 100,000 attended the celebration were the President spoke. After the ceremonies the President traveled to Camp David.
5 The President returned to the White House. He met with LBJ, Rusk, Bundy, Feldman, Heller, Manning, Salinger and Sorensen in preparations for his Press Conference. The President met with Mathew Welsh the Governor of Indiana. the President next had a meeting with his economic team. After lunch the President gave a Press Conference. Late in the afternoon the President met with Governor Edmund Brown of California.
6 The President met with the US Ambassador to Uruguay. He then met the new Ambassador of Uruguay. The President then had a meeting with officials of the Agency for International Development. After lunch the President met with the Ambassador of the Dominican Republic. The President then left for Hyannis Port.
7 President Kennedy, his family, and guests cruised with Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
8 President and Mrs Kennedy went to mass at St Xavier Church. President Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Kennedy, and LeMoyne Billings go for a speedboat ride, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
9 The President returned to Washington. He hosted a Meeting with the National Security Council to discuss the Soviet Union's long range attack capabilities. In the afternoon he had a meeting with the Deputy Leader of the British Labor Party.
10 The President began his day with a Breakfast meeting with Democratic legislative leaders. The President met with a group from a Mexico. The President then met with a National Security Council Meeting. President Kennedy next met with Dean Rusk, Robert McNamara, John McCone, McGeorge Bundy and LBJ. The President next had a meeting with RFK and General Taylor. President Kennedy next met with the outgoing Ambassador of Lebanon. The President attended the All Star Baseball game taking place at Washington Stadium, throwing out the first ball. Late in the afternoon the President had an off the record meeting on Berlin.
11 President Kennedy met with Senator Eugene McCarathy to start his day. The President and the Senator then went to the South Lawn where they greeted the American Field Service Students. The President next met with the Ambassador of France. The President met with Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago. After Lunch the President met the Governor of Nevada together with Nevada Senators Alan Bible and Howard Cannon. He then met with Dean Rusk. The Presidents next meeting was with Alan Boyde the Chairman of the Civil Aeronatics Board. The Presidents last two meetings were with Congressman Albert Thomas and then with David Astor.
12 The President met with Arthur Goldberg, Walter Reuther and Donald Douglas. The President then met with Dean Rusk. Next the President met with the Ambassador of Thailand. The President next met with the National Commander of AMVETS. The President had a luncheon for a group of businessmen. After lunch the President met with the Governor of North Carolina. In the evening President Kennedy, Vice President Johnson, Sen. Smathers, and Sen. Russell inspected the Marine Corps barracks in Washington D.C..
13 The President began his day with a meeting on economic development and policies. He then met with Ladd Plumely the President of the US Chamber of Commerce. Next the President met with Meeting with Dr. Omar Mohallim Mohamed, Ambassador of the Somali Republic. The President next met with Matthew McCloskey the newly appointed Ambassador to Ireland. After lunch the President hosted a large meeting on Financial Policy. The President then left for Hyannis Port.
14 President Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, and Stephen Smith go sailing and cruise aboard the Marlin , Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The President and Caroline drove around town in the evening.
15 President and Mrs Kennedy went to mass at St Xavier Church. The President and Mrs. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, and the Stephen Smith family cruise aboard the Patrick J, Edgartown, Massachusetts.
16 The President returned to Washington. He then met with Senator John Pastore. After lunch the President met with Meeting with General Lauris Norstad. He then met with Norstad together with Dean Rusk. The President then met with Rusk, Bohlen, Kohler, Bundy and Hillenbrand.
17 President Kennedy began his day with a Legislative Leader Breakfast. He then met with the Ambassador to the Sudan. His next meeting was with John Murphy the President of the Bricklayers. Masons International Union. The President then met with Anthony Celebrezze and HEW Secretary Abraham Ribicoff. Celbrezze was taking over from Ribicoff who was running for Senate. President Kennedy next met with LBJ and group of Texas businessmen. The President met with Richard Bissell of the CIA. In the evening the President met with National Security Council. The Presidents last meeting of the day was with Anatoliv Dobrynin the Ambassador of the USSR. In the evening the President visited the Alsop residence.
18 The President began the day with a meeting with Frank Ikard and Frank Porter the President of the American Petroleum Institute. The President next met George McGovern. He then met Eugene Zuckert the Secretary of the Airforce. The President then presented the Robert J. Collier Trophy for outstanding achievement in aviation to four X-15 rocket plane pilots. The President next met with Dean Rusk. After lunch the President met with his economic team. The President next posed for pictures with Democratic Senator and Candidates. In the evening the President went to New House Office Building Gymnasium to attend the gyms annual supper.
19 The President began his day with a meeting with top advisors including Rusk and McNamara on the Contingency Planning on Berlin. The President met with Senator Hubert Humphrey and Walter Mondale the Attorney General of Minnesota. President Kennedy greeted newly appointed members of the Consumers' Advisory Council. The President met with Luis Munoz Marin the Governor of Puerto Rico. After lunch the President met with Senators Mike Mansfield and Richard Russell. He then met with Congressional Candidates. The President then met with John Steele of Time. In the evening the President took a group of guests on a cruise on the Potomac aboard the Sequoia.
20 The President first met with John McCone of the CIA. The President then met with French Minister of Finance Valery Giscard D'Estaing. The President met with Arthur Goldberg. The President then met with Stephen Smith. He then met others of his advisors before departing to Hyannis Port.
21 President and Mrs. Kennedy cruise aboard the Patrick J and on the President's sailboat with Mr. and Mrs. John Glenn, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
22 President and Mrs Kennedy went to mass at St Xavier Church. They went sailing in the course of the day.
23 President returned to Washington. When he arrived he greeted the President of Ecuador on his arrival in Washington. The President had a Pre-Press Briefing with LBJ, Ball and others. The President had a luncheon in the White House in honor of the President of the Ecuador. After the luncheon the President gave a Press Conference. It was the first one broadcast live on a satellite. The President then met with the President of Ecuador.
24 The President began his day with a meeting of Legislative Leaders Breakfast. He then met with John Gleason the Administrator of the Veterans Administration. Next the President met with Benny Goodman Herbert Landon and Muriel Zuckerman. The President next met with the new Ambassador of Turkey. The President went to the Embassy of Ecuador where a luncheon was held in his honor. On returning to the office the President met with President Carlos Arosemena Monroy of Ecuador and his entourage. The President next met Ong Yoke Lin the new Ambassador of Malaya. The President met with Senator Pat McNamara , followed by Senator Joseph Clark, and Robert Kerr.
25 The President began his day with a meeting with Senator Yarbourough. His next meeting was with William Q Halm the outgoing Ambassador of Ghana. The President next met with Senator Olin Johnson. Next the President met with British Ambassador David Ormsby- Gore. The President met with George Meany the President of the AFL CIO. He next met with Congressman James Healey. The Presidents last meeting before lunch was with John D Jenegan the former US Ambassador to Iraq. After lunch the President met with Journalist Lester Markel. His next meeting was with James Webb the administrator of NASA. The President's next meeting was a special meeting to discuss the breakaway Congo province of Katanga. The President then had a meeting with his economic team. The President ended his day with a meeting with Maxwell Taylor and Lyman Lemnitzer.
26 President Kennedy began the day with a meeting with Robert McNamara. He next chaired a Cabinet Meeting. The President had a brief meeting with Edward Day the Postmaster General. Next the President met with Douglas Dillon, Walter Heller and Robert Roosa. After lunch the President met with Joseph Alsop. The President left the White House to meet with Justice Frankfuter. On returning to the White House the President met with Dr Dubrandrio the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia. The President concluded his official day with a meeting with 15 Senator and Congressmen on the domestic lumber industry.
27 President Kennedy began his day with a meeting with Averell Harriman. The President then met the Argentine Minister of Economy. The President's next meeting was an Arms Control Policy Meeting. Next the President met with Prince Souvanna Phouma, Prime Minister of Laos. After his daily swim the President hosted a luncheon in honor of the Prime Minister of Laos. After lunch the President met with the David Ormby- Gore the Ambassador from Great Britain. His last meeting before heading to Hyannis Port was with James Loeb the Ambassador to Peru.
28 President Kennedy goes sailing on the Victoria, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.
29 President and Mrs Kennedy went to mass at St Xavier Church. In the afternoon they went on a cruise to Egg Island.
30 The President returned to Washington and met with Lincoln Gordon the US Ambassador to Brazil. He next had a brief meeting with Theodore Brooks the National Commander of the Jewish War Veterans. The President met with Dean Rusk, George Ball, Edwin Martin, Lincoln Gordon, Ward Allen, Teodore Moscoso and McGeoge Bundy. The President then met with his economic team. The Presidents last meeting of the day was on Nuclear Testing.
31 The President began his day with a meeting of Legislative Leaders Breakfast. The President next greeted a group of 76 Brazilian students. Next the President took part in the swearing-in ceremony for Anthony J. Celebrezze as Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare. After lunch the President met with Allan Steward the US Ambassador to Venezuela. He later met with Edwin Lahey the Chief Washington Correspondent of Knight Newspapers. The President ended his day meeting with the Soviet Editor Georgi Bolshikov and Robert Kennedy.

Note only major meetings are presented here. No meetings with White House Advisors noted

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