June 1962 President Kennedy's Schedule

 

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June 1962- President Kennedy's Schedule

1 The President began his day with a meeting with Abdul Hahman Salim Al -Ariq the new Ambassador of Kuwait. The President met with Robert Lovett. He then met with Phillip Graham the publisher of the Washington Post. After lunch the President met with the Joint Chief of Staff. At the end of the day he met with Robert Hartmann of the Los Angeles Times.
2 The President began his day with greeting and has photographs taken with Mrs. Claire Chennault, Chairman of Chinese Refugee Relief together with Jack Anderson and David Lee. In the afternoon the President flew to Glen Ora, Middleburg Virginia.
3 President and Mrs. Kennedy attend Mass at Middleburg Community Center and return to Glen Ora.
4 President Kennedy returned from Glen Ora to Washington. The President met with Fraser Wilkins the US Ambassador to Cyprus. The President then had a meeting on Poultry Tariffs that included Governors, Congressman and representatives of the industry. After lunch the President met with Prince Bernhard and Ambassador of the Netherlands Dr. J.H. van Roijen. He then met with Congressman Burr Harrison. He ended his official day with a meeting with William Randolph Hearst jr.
5 The President had a Legislative Leaders Breakfast to start the day. The President met with Astronaut Scott Carpenter and his children. The President then met with Kenneth Galbriath the US Ambassador to India. The President traveled to the Marine Air Terminal to greet Archbishop Makarios, President of the Republic of Cyprus. After returning to the White House the President had a Luncheon in honor of Archbishop Makarios, President of the Republic of Cyprus. The President then met with Archbishop Makarios, President of the Republic of Cyprus and his entourage. The President then met had and off the record meeting on Atomic Testing.
6 The President traveled to the US Military Academy at West Point were he gave the commencement address. After touring West Point the President returned to White House were he met with Douglas Dillon. He then went to Blair House to attend a luncheon given on his behalf by Archbishop Makarios, President of the Republic of Cyprus. He then had a meeting with Archbishop Makarios, President of the Republic of Cyprus. The President had a meeting the Ambassador Galbriath the Ambassador to India( in his roll as an economist). He then had a large meeting with his economic advisors, to outside experts Professor Paul Samuelson and Robert Solow of MIT joined the meeting.
7 The President had a Pre Press Breakfast with Rusk, Manning, Sorensen, Feldman, Heller, Kaysen and Salinger. The President met with Douglas Dillon. The President met with Hubert Humphrey. He then met with Walter Lingle. The President later met with Congressman Emanuel Cellar. He then met with a delegation from State of Florida Inter-American Center. In the afternoon the President met gave a Press Conference. After the Press Conference the President met with participants in the Brooking Institutions Public Policy Conference. He then met with Arthur Goldberg.
8 President Kennedy had an off the record meeting with Senator Mike Mansfield. He later met with Robert Woodward the US Ambassador to Spain. The President next met with Franz Joseph Strauss the German Minister of Defense. He then met with a delegation of disabled US veterans. Next the President met with the US Ambassador of Columbia. He them met with Admiral Alfred Richmond retiring Comandant of the US Coast Guard. After lunch the President met with the US Ambassador to Panama. He the met with Director of the AID. The President ended his day with a meeting with Ambassador to the Soviet Union Llewellyn Thompson.
9 The President began the day with a meeting with the outgoing Commissioner of the Atomic Energy Commission John Graham. The President had a lengthy meeting with : George Ball, Edwin Martin, Grahm Martin of AID, Katherine Bracken of the State, Joseph Farland Ambassador to Panama, Henry DuFlon of AID and Carl Kayser. The President next met with journalist Joseph Alsop, followed by a meeting with Rowland Evans. The President had a Luncheon for Paul Henri Spaak, Foreign Affairs Minister of Belgium. The President went to Mayflower Hotel in the evening for a dinner in honor of Matt McCloskey.
10 The President attended St Stephens Church. The President then traveled to New York. President Kennedy and Peter Lawford visit Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy in the hospital, New York.
11 President Kennedy traveled from New York to New Haven. He went to Yale University were he gave a commencement speech and received and honorary degree. After a reception and luncheon he returned to Washington. The President had a Cabinet Meeting whose agenda was legislative priorities. The President then met with Business Council Meeting.
12 The President had a Legislative Leaders Breakfast to start the day. He then met with Congressman Hale Boggs. The President next met with Senators Kerr, Mansfield, Russell and LBJ. He then met with LBJ. The President then went to the MATS terminal and greeted President Roberto Chiari of Panama. The President then presented Presidential Certificates to the Capital Page School Graduating Class of 1962. The President next had a meeting with Congressman Albert Thomas. He next hosted a luncheon in honor of President Roberto Chiari of Panama. The President next met with Congressman Wilbur Mills. He then met with Senator Joseph Clark. Next the President had a meeting with President Roberto Chiari of Panama and his entourage. The President and the First Lady had a private dinner with British Ambassador David Ormsby-Gores. The First Couple and the British Ambassador and his wife attended the the play Irma La Douce at the National Theater.
13 The President began his day with meetings with his advisors. He then signed S 107 for irrigation on the Navajo Indian Reservation. The President next had a meeting with Mayor Robert Wagner of New York. The President then had an off the record meeting on Laos with his stop advisors, including Rusk and McNamara. The President went to a luncheon at Blair House given by the President of Panama. After the luncheon the President met with the Panamanian President and his entourage. The President then participated in the swearing in ceremony for William Battle ( who had served with the President in the South Pacific) as the US Ambassador to Australia . The President and First Lady held a dinner for Edward R Murrow.
14 The President began his day with a breakfast with Rusk, Bundy, Feldman, Heller, Manning, Sorensen and Salinger. The President gave an address before the Peace Corps Staff. The President next met with Meeting with leaders and representatives of the Parliament of Nigeria. The President next received the Missile Sites Labor Commission. After lunch the President gave a Press Conference. The President had an off the record with Thomas Patton and Arthur Goldberg. The President ended his official day with a meeting in India. The President and the First Lady together with Kenneth Galbriath went to the home Mrs Stephen Smith for dinner.
15 The President Kennedy began his day with a meeting with Clark Clifford. He them met with Hamiltan Fish the Editor of Foreign Affairs. The President next met with the US Ambassador to Ghana. The President next had a meeting with Rusk McNamara and other advisors on the forthcoming trip of Rusk to Paris. The President next hosted a luncheon for Publsihers and Editors form Idaho. The President met with the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand. A Good-Will Mission from Dahomey called on the President. The Presidents last official meeting of the day was with United Automobile Workers Union President Walter Reuther.
16 After receiving his daily briefings the President departed the White House for Glen Ora.
17 President and Mrs. Kennedy attend Mass at Middleburg, Virginia, Community Center and return to Glen Ora.
18 President Kennedy returned to the White House and met with his advisors. He then met with Robert Lovett. Next the President met with Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies. The President hosted a luncheon with Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies. After lunch the President met with John McCone and Richard Helms of the CIA, He then met with Congressman John Shelley.
19 The President began his day with a Legislative Leaders Breakfast. He next had a meeting with Edward D'Gerclamo the Mayor of Kennez Louisiana. He then met with Congressman Blaine Peterson. The new Ambassador of Argentina next met with the President. The President met with Arthur Dean representatives of the US Eighteen Nation Disarmament Committee. After lunch the President met with Walter McConaghy the Ambassador of Pakistan. The President met with Congressman John Fogarty. The President ended his day with a meeting with William Stringer of the Christian Science Monitor.
20 The President began his day with an address to White House Seminar Students. He then met with Robert Gordon Menzies Prime Minister of Australia and his entourage. He then met with William Battle. He next met with the US Ambassador Argentina. He then met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Spain. The President met with members of the U.S. Industrial Mission to Korea. The President then met with Congressman Victor Antuso. The President had lunch with Henry Luce. The President met with Senators Mansfield, Anderson and Russell. The President held a meeting on Nuclear Testing . Next the President had a meeting with his top advisors on China. He ended the day with a meeting with John Mulikan of Life.
21 The President began his day meeting with group of students from Glen Lake, Michigan, High School. he then met with Hubert Humphrey and the Robert Hansen the National Commander of the VFW. He then met with the American Veterans Committee. After lunch the President had a meeting on Foreign Aid. The Presidents last meeting of the day was with Robert Donovan and Roscoe Drummard.
22 President Kennedy met with Senator Humphrey together with Sorensen, Freeman, and Feldman. The President next met with participants of Operations Crossroads Africa. The President next met with Senators Mike Monroney, Hubert Humphrey, Eugene McCarthy and Congressman Carl Albert. The President next had a Luncheon meeting with publishers and editors of Colorado newspapers. After lunch the President participants in signing the Plans for Progress of Presidents Committee of Equal Opportunity. At the end of the day the President met with his advisors as well as Douglas Dillon.
23 President and Mrs. Kennedy attend Mass at Middleburg, Virginia, Community Center and return to Glen Ora. The President met in the morning with his advisors. In the afternoon he flew to Glen Ora (Middleburg, VA).
24 In the evening President Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy drive alone around the area near Glen Ora. Middleburg, Virginia.
25 The President returned to the White House. after meeting with his advisors he met Admiral Kirk the new appointed Ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan). The President hosted a Luncheon with Dr. Guillermo Leon Valencia, President-elect of Colombia. After lunch the President met with Chester Bowles. The President then met with his economic team. Next the President met with Congressman Wilbur Mills and Carl Vinson.
26 The President had a Legislative Leaders Breakfast to start the day. When the President arrived in the office he met with Rovert Linney, President of Reserve Mining and Senator Hubert Humphrey. The President next met with Stevenson, Cleveland, Bundyand Schlesinger. The President chaired a National Security Council Meeting devoted to the US relations with the UN. The President next met with Congressman WJ Bryan Dorn. He then met with the US Ambassador to Pakistan. After lunch the President met with the Vice President of the Philippines. The Presidents next meeting was with the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. He then met with David Lawrence Governor of Pennslyvania and Senator Joseph Clark. The President ended his day with a meeting with Senator Wayne Morse.
27 The President had a breakfast meeting to prepare for his Press Conference attendees included LBJ Bundy and others. Upon arriving at the Oval Office the President met with the Premier of Jamiaca. For the rest of the morning the President met with his advisors. The President then gave a Press Conference. After the Press Conference the President participated in the opening of an exhibit at the National Archives call the "Old Navy". The President ended his day with a meeting with astronaut John Glenn.
28 The President began his day with a meeting with Harriman, Bundy, and Michael Forrestal. He next met with John McCone and Richard Helms. The President met with leader of Venezuelan Social Christian Party. Next the President met with Frederick Reinhardt the US Ambassador to Italy. The President then met with Elvis Stahr the Secretary of the Army. After lunch the President met with Rabbi Max Nussbaum Temple Israel, Hollywood, Abe Feinberg and Myer Feldman. The President and Mrs. Kennedy greet members of the National Geographic Society and the White House Historical Association. The President next met with Governor John Swainson, Governor of Michigan with a larger delegation. The President then had a meeting to prepare for the upcoming trip to Mexico.
29 The President and First Lady Left Washington to travel to Mexico City. Upon arriving at the airport the President spoke at an airport welcoming ceremony. Next there was a meeting with President Adolfo López Mateos. Los Piños, Mexico City. The President and First Lady next attended a Lucheon given in their honor by by the Mexican President. The President then attended a ceremony in at City Hall. The First Couple had a private dinner at the residence of the US Ambassador. The President and the First Lady attended a ballet at the National Salon of Arts.
30 President Kennedy began his day by laying a wreath at the Independence Monument. The President next visited Independencia Housing Project which he toured. The President had extended meeting with President Adolfo López Mateos. He then participated with a Fourth of July Program. The President next participated in a luncheon that he hosted in honor of the Mexican President and First Lady. The President next met with staff of the US Embassy. The President and Mrs Kennedy next met toured the National Institute of Anthropology. The President and First Lady attended a reception at the Foreign Ministry.

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

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