January 1962 President Kennedy's Schedule

 

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January 1962- President Kennedy's Schedule

1 The President visited his Father at the hospital.
2 The President visited his Father at the hospital.
3 President Kennedy and the First Lady took a cruise on the Honey Fritz, with them were the Vice President, Prince and Princess Radswill, Mr Leymore Billings, Rosewell Gilpatric and Robert McNamara. In the evening the President visited his Father.
4 The President and First Lady took a cruise on the Honey Fritz. The President the First Lady and Caroline visited the President's Father at the hospital.
5 The President visited his Father in the hospital in the morning and then the First Family returned to Washington. On arriving at the White House the President met with McGeorge Bundy and Dean Rusk.
6 The President began his day with a meeting with Joum McCona, General Lyman Lemintzer, Averell Harriman, Dean Rusk, McGeorge Bundy, and General Maxwell Taylor. The President them met with Douglas Dillon. Congressman Wilbur Mills jointed the meeting. The President then met with General Maxwell Taylor and McGeorge Bundy. The President traveled to Columbus Ohio where he spoke at a Democratic Fund Raising dinner in honor of Governor DiSalle.
7 The President attended church at St Stephens Church. The President met with General Luicis Clay and McGeorge Bundy.
8 The President hosted a Bipartisan Congressional Leadership Breakfast. After breakfast the Congressman returned to the office and continued his meeting with the Congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room. The President met with General Maxwell Taylor and McGeorge Bundy and General Chester Clifton. The President also met wit Clark Clifford. The President had lunch with British Ambassador David Ormsy Gore and his wife as well as Mr and Mrs Amory. In the afternoon the President met with Ludwig Erhard the Vice Chancellor of Germany and his party. The President ended his official day with an off the record meeting with Governor Edmund Brown.
9 President Kennedy began his day with a Breakfast with the Democratic Legislative Leaders. He then chaired a Cabinet Meeting. The President then had a meeting on the Americas. The President met with Italian Representatives. After lunch President Kennedy met separately with Arthur Schlesinger, George McGovern, John McCone and General Maxwell Taylor.
10 The President began his day with a meeting with the British Ambassador David Ormsby-Gore. He then met with the Ambassador of Ecuador. The President met with the Ambassador of Gabon. The President then met with William Edward Stevenson the US Ambassador to the Philippines. The President next had an off the record meeting with Roger Hilsman. After lunch the President met with George Kennan. He then had an off the record meeting with Congressman Howard Smith.
11 President Kennedy met with Paul Mckelvey, Dr Eugene Blake and Dr Edward Bundy all of the Presbyterian Church. The President traveled to the Capital and at 12:30 began to deliver the State of the Union Address. Late in the afternoon the Presidents Advisory Committee on Labor- Management Policy presented their report to the President. The President then had a meeting with George Bundy, Philips Talbot, Roger Hillsman, William Guad, Chester Bowles, Walt Rostow, George Ball and Kenneth Galbriath.
12 The President began his day with a meeting with Debbie Sue Brown the 1962 March of Dimes Poster Child and other representatives of the March of Dimes. The President then met with US Ambassador to Vietnam Frederick Nolting together with General Maxwell Taylor and Averell Harriman. The President met with Dean Rusk, Averell Harriman and McGeorge Bundy. The President then met with Jos Bonilla the new Foreign Minister of the Domincan Republic, The President then met wit Tinguf Tsiang the new Ambassador of the Republic of China. The President then met with the US Ambassador of Ireland. After lunch the President met with William White, he then met with Herve Alphard the Ambassador of France.
13 President Kennedy met with Walter Heller, Elmer Staats and James Tobin. He then met with commentator of NBC. The President then met with Robert McNamara and General Maxwell Taylor. The President me with Adlai Stevenson. The President last official meeting of the day was with McGeorge Bundy. The President then left the White House and flew to Glen Ora in Middleburg, Virginia.
14 The President and Mrs Kennedy attended mass at Middleburg Community Center. Late in the afternoon the President and First Lady returned to Washington.
15 The President met with General Maxwell Taylor, McGeorge Bundy and Kenneth O'Donnell. The President then met with Clark Clifford. The President had lunch with Dean Rusk, Theodore Sorensen, Walter Heller, McGeorge Bundy, Pierre Salinger and Myer Felman. The President gave a Press Conference. Late in the afternoon the President met off the record with Rusk, Kohler, Kennan, Gaud, McGhee, Gilpatric, Nitze, Dillon, Linder, Freeman, Cahell and Bundy.
16 The began his day with Legislative Leader Breakfast. The President then met with Walter Heller. Presidents next meeting was with O'Donnell, Salinger, Bundy and Clifton. The President with Dr Jerome Wiesner and Dr Emanuel Piore. The President then met with General Lyman Lemnitzer and other members of the military.
17 A Congressional Coffee Hour began the President's day. The President then met with Baptist leaders. The President then met with the new US Ambassador to Mali. President Kennedy them met with his Committee for Traffic Safety. The President participated in a ceremony for the signing of the Executive Order on Employee Management Relations in the Federal Service . The President had an off the record meeting with the British Ambassador. He then had an off the record meeting with Rusk, Ball, Bohlen, Kohler, Hillenbrand, Kaysen and Bundy.
18 The President began his day with a Congressional Coffee Hour for Congressional Democrats. The President then chaired a National Security Council Meeting. After lunch the President met with Admiral Samuel Eliot Morrison. He then had and extended meeting with the Monetary Policy Group. Following that meeting the President had a off the record meeting on Berlin. In the evening the President and First Lady hosted a private dinner in honor of Mr and Mrs Igor Stravinsky.
19 The President began his day with a speech to the 1962 Saving Bonds Conference. He then traveled to New York and had lunch with UN Secretary General U. Thant. The President attended an evening performance of the Broadway play "How to Succeed in Business".
20 The President returned to Washington in the morning. The President then met with the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. The President then had an off the record meeting with Dean Rusk, Richard Goodwin and Arthur Schlesinger. Senators Fulbright and Hickenloper then met with the President as in and off the record meeting. The President met with Mayor Daley of Chicago. The President hosted a Luncheon commemorating the first anniversary of the Presidents inauguration. In the evening the President attended a dinner at the Washington celebrating one year of the Kennedy administration.
21 President Kennedy and the First Lady attended church at St Stephans Church. The Kennedys then flew to Glen Ora at Middleburg VA.
22 The President returned to Washington. The President then met with General Taylor and Clifton. After Lunch the President met with John Sullivan the Former Secretary of Navy. The President then met with Byron White(Asst Atty Gen) and Myer Feldman.
23 President Kennedy began his day with a Legislative Leaders Breakfast. The President then traveled to the Department of Agriculture where he gave a speech to the National Conference on Milk and Nutrition. The President later met with Olin Teague the Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs. The President hosted a luncheon with Editors and Publishers. The President met with Senator Allen Ellerder. The President then met with Henry Steeger the President of the National Urban League, and Whitney Young the Executive Director of the League. The President then had an off the record meeting with Arthur Goldberg Roger Blough and David McDonald. The President ended his official day with an off the record meeting with Henry Steele Commager.
24 The President began his day with a meeting with Aziz Ahmed the Ambassador of Pakistan. He then met with the Ambassador of Greece. The President then met with General Chester Clifton. The President met with Senator Stuart Symington. The President met with his closest advisors over lunch to prepare for his Press Conference. In the afternoon the President gave his Press Conference. After returning to the White House the President met with Senator Ralph Yarbourough. The President met with series of his advisors for the rest of the day.
25 The President began his day with a meeting with Herschel Hobbs the President of the Southern Baptist Convention. The President then met with members of the National Grange. Later in the morning the President met with Omar Abou Riche, Ambassador of Syria. The President met with the National Newspapers Publishers Associations. After lunch the President met with General Lucius Norstad the Supreme Allied Commander Europe. The President and the First Lady flew to Palm Beach.
26 President Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Kennedy cruise aboard the Honey Fitz with Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy.
27 The President paid an informal visit with Saud ibn Abd al-Aziz Saud, King of Saudi Arabia in Palm Beach, Florida He then took a cruise aboard the Honey Fitz with Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy.
28 The President and First Lady attended church at St Edward's. President and Mrs. Kennedy, Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, and Princess Lee Radziwill cruise aboard the Honey Fitz, Palm Beach, Florida.
29 After taking an a cruise the President returned to Washington. The President met with Feeman, Cleveland, Feldman, Senator Ellendor and Congressman Cooley. The President then met with General Maxwell Taylor and Roger Hilsman.
30 The President began his day with a breakfast of Legislative Leaders. The President then met with the Commander of the National Catholic War Veterans. The President then met Nadim Dimeckie the Ambassador of Lebanon. The President also met with the Ambassador of the Philippines. The President had Lunch with Russian journalist. After lunch the President met with the Ambassador of India. The President met with Congressman Walter Rogers. The President and the First Lady had dinner at the home of Mr and Mrs Franklin D Roosevelt.
31 The President began his day with breakfast with Ball, Salinger, Sorensen, Bundy, Heller and Feldman. The President then had a meeting with Methodist Ministers. The President then met with representatives of the American Bankers Association. The President then met with Najcob Halaby the administrator of the FAA. The President received the Report from the Members of the Outdoor Recreation Resource Review Commission. In the afternoon the President gave a Press Conference. Late in the afternoon the President had a meeting with Bundy, Bohlen, Ball, Kohler, and Kaysen. The President then met with Alexi Adzhubei and Alexander Akolosky. The President had dinner with Robert Kennedy Mr and Mrs Don Wilson and William Walton.

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

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