November 1962 President Kennedy's Schedule

 

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November 1962- President Kennedy's Schedule

1

The President began his day signing the authorization for the AID. The President then hosted another meeting of EXCOMM. The President went to Church for All Saints Day.

2

The President hosted an EXCOMM Meeting to discuss both Cuba and a Nuclear Test Ban. He later met with the Ambassador of Yugoslavia to the United States. Finally at 5 he gave a Radio and television announcement that the Soviet Union is dismantling offensive missile installations in Cuba.

3

President Kennedy began the day with an EXCOMM meeting. The President then met with Herve Alphand the Ambassador of France. After Lunch the held another EXCOMM meeting, Adlai Stevenson and John McCloy joined the meeting. After the meeting the two met with the President. The President then motored to Glen Ora.

4

In the morning the President and First Lady go to church at the Community Center. President and Mrs. Kennedy, accompanied by Princess Lee Radziwill visit Rattlesnake Farm near Middleburg, Virginia, the site where they are building a new home.

5

The President hosted a Meeting with the EXCOMM to discuss Cuba and the interdepartmental coordination of foreign affairs policy. The President then met with RFK General Maxwell Taylor and McGeorge Bundy. After lunch the President flew to Boston. There he went to visit his grandmother who lived with his uncle Thomas F Fitzgerald.

6

President Kennedy's went to vote in his legal district. He then flew to Hyannis Port to visits his Dad. The President then returned to Washington. In Washington he met General Pedro Eugenio Aramburu the former Provisional President of Argentina. The President next held and EXCOMM meeting.

7

President Kennedy arrived in his office at 9:35 but his first forma meeting was with Fowler Hamilton at 11:35. After lunch the President had a Meeting on the Congo with Dean Rusk, George Ball, George McGhee, G. Mennen Williams, J. Wayne Fredericks, Harlan Cleveland, and Carl Kaysen. The President then held an EXCOMM meeting.

8

President Kennedy began the day with a meeting with David Bell. The President then met with Henry Ford II. After lunch the President then had a meeting with his advisors on Laos. The President then conducted another EXCOMM meeting. The Presidents next met with the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO. The President ended his official day with a meeting with Walter Lippman.

9

President Kennedy began his day with a meeting with Dr Jerome Wiesner. He then met with the Governor of Michigan John Swanson. The President then had a meeting on Europe, Cuba and the Congo with Dean Rusk, William Tyler, Martin Hillenbrand, McGeorge Bundy, Robert McNamara, Paul Nitze, Gen. Robert Eaton, and Admiral Lee. After lunch the President met with Congressman James Roosevelt, Senator Sherman Cooper, Kermit Gordon and David Bell.

10

The President and First Lady flew to Hyde Park New York to attend the funeral of First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. They then flew back to Washington and went to Glen Ora for the rest of the weekend.

11

In the morning the President and First Lady go to church at the Community Center. President and Mrs. Kennedy visit Rattlesnake Mountain Farm to view their new home site. Middleburg, Virginia.

12

The President returned to Washington from Glen Ora. After meeting with McGeorge Bundy the President chairs and EXCOMM meeting. After lunch and a swim the President chairs a second meeting. After the meeting with President met with Aziz Ahmed the Ambassador of Pakistan.

13

The President began his day by meeting with Julius Holmes the US Ambassador to Iran. He next met with Dr Walter Heller. The President met with Victor Andarde the outgoing Ambassador of Bolivia. Next the President met with William Doherty the Ambassador to Jamaica. After lunch the President met with Senator Everett Dirksen. He then met with Robert McNamara, Russle Gilpatric and David Bell. The President then met the newly elected Governor and Senator from New Hampshire. The President next had a meeting with Robert Kennedy and other advisers to discuss issuing an Executive Order on housing discrimination. The President and First Lady had a Private Dinner for Mr and Mrs Orville Freeman, Mr and Mrs Llewellyn Thompson, Mr and Mrs Franklin Roosevelt, Mr and Mrs Stewart Udal. After dinner the couples all went to Capital Theater to see the opening of the Bolshoi Ballet.

14

President Kennedy begins his day greeting West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. After a meeting with the Chancellor and his entourage and the Presidents advisors the President hosts a luncheon for the Chancellor. After lunch the meetings with Adenauer continue. The President met at the end of the day with Christian Herter.

15

The President begins his day meeting Mr and Mrs Birch Bayh the new Senator from Indiana. The President participated in the signing of the Joint Statement on Union Programs for Fair Practice. The President next met with Carl Sanders the Governor Elect of Georgia. After Lunch the President had an additional meeting with West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer.

16

President Kennedy began his day with a meeting with Chester Bowls. He then met with his economic team. The President next chaired an EXCOMM meeting. After the EXCOMM meeting the President met with Robert Kennedy and McGeorge Bundy. After lunch the President met with the Joint Chief of Staff. He then met with Senator Hubert Humphrey. The President met with John McCone the Director of the CIA. He also met with Journalist Dennis Hamilton and Henry Brandon.

17

The President visited CIA Director John McCone at home. After a meeting that lasted an hour and half. The President then traveled to Dedication ceremonies for Dulles International Airport, Reston, Virginia, The President flew from Dulles to Glenn Ora in Middleburg VA.

18

President and, Mrs. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, and LeMoyne Billings attend Mass. Middleburg, Virginia.

19

The President returned to Washington. His first meeting was chairing a meeting of EXCOMM. He next met with Walton Butterworth. The President met with Mr and Mrs Philip Hoff, Mr Hoff was the governor elect of Vermont. Next the President met with Ladd Plumley and Edwin Neilan the President and VP of the US Chamber of Commerce. After lunch the President met with Braj Kumar Nehru the Ambassador of India. The President next had a hour long meeting with Rusk, McNamara, Harriman, Turner Cameron, Philip Talbot, William Gaud, James Grant, Roger Hilsman, William Bundy, Andrew Goodpaster, Paul Nitze, John McCone and Carl Kaysen. The President next had meeting on the economy with his economic team. The President next had an hour long meeting with John Oakes of the New York Times.

20

President Kennedy had a pre press breakfast with the Vice President, Rusk, Manning, Heller, Salinger, Sorensen, Bundy and Feldman. The President met with Assistant AG William Orrick. He then met with the Vice President. Next the President met with his Science Advisory Committee which was headed by Dr Jerome Wiesner. The President had a meeting with RFK, LBJ, Sorensen, Lee White and Kenneth O'Donnel. After lunch the President chaired a meeting of EXCOMM He then gave a Press Conference were he announced that the Soviets had agreed to remove their long range bombers from Cuba, the final step in ending the crisis. The President met with Cyrus Sulzberger after returning to the White House.

21

The President began his day by observing the signing of a labor agreement between Airline worker and the TWA. The President next met with James Webb of NASA and a larger group to discuss NASA funding. The President next met Sir Zafrulla Khan, President of the United Nations General Assembly. President Kennedy received a group of Clergyman representing the Catholic Youth Organization. The President met with David Ormsby- Gore the Ambassador of Great Britain. After lunch the President held an EXCOMM meeting. He them met with Joseph Alsop. The President the flew to Hyannis Port where he visited his Father.

22

President and Mrs. Kennedy and the family have Thanksgiving dinner with Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.

23

The President had an EXCOMM meeting while in Hyannis Port. All the main members were there. The meeting also dealt with the budget. The meeting ended at 12:15 and the President spent the rest of the day with family.

24

No activity Recorded

25

President and Mrs. Kennedy attend Mass at St. Xavier Church, Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The First Family returned to Washington at night.

26

The President traveled to Fort Steward Georgia. President Kennedy inspects troops of the First Armored Division and facilities at Fort Stewart, Georgia. The President received a briefing on the capabilities of the troops. The President then traveled to Homestead Air Force Base. He inspected aircraft and received a briefing on the capabilities of the reconnaissance Units. The President next flew to Key West Florida and inspected Boca Chica Naval Air Station. In the evening the President returned to Washington.

27

The President began his day greeting a panel of Consultants on Vocational Education. After dropping in on the Eleanor Roosevelt Committee the President greeted Prime Minister Abdiracid Ali Scermarche of the Somali Republic when he arrived on White House Grounds. The President then met with the Somali Prime Minister and his party. he President next hosted a luncheon for the Somali leader. After lunch the President met with Adlai Stevenson and John McCloy. Next the President met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belgium. The President met with a group of scientists who had witnesses the orginal Fermi Experiment 20 years before. The President ended his official day with meeting with Douglas Dillon and Sargent Shriver.

28

The President begins his day with a meeting with Edwin Reischauer the US Ambassador to Japan. The President met wtih Carlos Alejos the Ambassador of Guatemala. The President met with Richard Adler, Judy Garland, Carol Burnett and Danny Kaye. In the afternoon the President had a meeting with Prime Minister Abdiracid Ali Scermarche of the Somali Republic. The Presidet then met with Dean Rusk. The President next went over to Blair House for a reception held in his behalf by the Somali leader. The President and First Lady had an informal dinner for the Max Feedmans, Roswell Gilpatrics and Ambassador and Mrs David Ormsby-Gore.

29

The President began his day with a meeting of EXCOMM. The President met the Governor Elect of the State of San Palo Brazil. The President in the afternoon met with the Soviet Deptuty Premier Anastas Mikoyan and Ambassador Antoly Dobrynin. In the evening the President and First Lady the fund-raising dinner for the National Cultural Center, National Guard Armory.

30

The President meets with Charles Burrows, US Ambassador to Honduras. The President then greeted President Ramon Villeda Morales of Honduras. The President had a meeting with the Honduran leader. The President had no meetings after lunch.

31

The President began the day with a short EXCOMM meeting. He then addressed the graduating class of the FBI Academy. When he returned to the WhiteHouse he met a group of Anglican Clerics. After lunch the President chaired an off the record meeting on the Congo. He then held another EXCOMM meeting. .

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

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