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Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union
Washington, December 30, 1962, 10:46 p.m.
1367. Please deliver following message from President:
"Dear Chairman Khrushchev and Chairman Brezhnev:
On behalf of the American people and myself I extend best wishes for the New Year to the Soviet people and to you and your families.
The American people look forward to the coming year with the deepest desire that the cause of peace be advanced. For our part, I assure you that no opportunity will be missed to promote world peace and understanding among all peoples.
John F. Kennedy"