JFK: "Ich bin ein Berliner"
h will" JFK 'CONDEMNS WALL I CUT 81.9 BILLION House Passes Arms Fund Bill WASHINGTON--UPI--The House passed and sent to the Senate today a $47 billion defense appropriation nominally trimmed by $1.9 billion but actually designed to support President Kennedy's record defense spending plans almost intact. The bill's backers assured the ; House - the cuts -.were tailored to impose operating economies, on the Army, Navy and Air Force without'in any way impairing their functions. The bill was passed after members, in the second of ense cuts may be in prospect or subsequent years.. Lawmakers who had been ssured by the bill's backers hat its funds would support m a i n t e n a n c e of present orces, and in some cases olster them, were demand- Depressed Area Trim Defeated , Senate Blocks GOP Move WASHINGTON Â·( -- The Senate today beat down the irst Republican effort to trim he $455 m i l l i o n . depressed areas bill. It defeated 60 t o - 2 8 an .mendment proposed by Sen. Hugh Scott, R-Pa., to change :he basic law arid eliminate jjigibility of 229 of the 1,074 BERLIN Throngs Cheer 'I'm A Berliner' By RICHARD O'REGAN BERLIN--W-- President Kennedy looked at the wall in Berlin today and beyond into the Red-ruled East. Wild cheers from a million West Berliners rang in his ears and even East Berliners waved at him despite the presence presence of armed Communist police. Then in a speech to 250,000 250,000 Germans in front of City ill he denounced the wall as a symbol of Communist failure/ "THE WALL is an offense against history and an offense against humanity," he told the chanting, roaring crowd. of flowers sent from East Ber- In workers a symbol of their lope for eventual freedom ram Communist rule. THE CROWD in front of :he City Hall was almost, beside beside itself with joy as Kennedy Kennedy resorted to -German to ;et his points across: