Video is a documentary on the press conferences of President John F. Kennedy.
John F. Kennedy was the first president to give a televised press conference on January 25, 1961. He begins the press conference with a statement concerning the scheduling of the Geneva negotiations for a nuclear test ban. Kennedy then announces that the United States Government has decided to increase famine relief for the Congo and that the Soviet Union has released two members from the crew of the United States Air Force RB-47 aircraft. Following the announcements the President answers questions from the press on a variety of topics including United States policy on nuclear disarmament negotiations, diplomatic relations with Cuba, and communications with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.