The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas on November 9, 1961 · Page 8
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The Ottawa Herald from Ottawa, Kansas · Page 8

Ottawa, Kansas
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Thursday, November 9, 1961
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U.S. Defense Second To None, To Be Better, Says JFK WASHINGTON (AP) - President Kennedy says the United States packs military power second to none in the world and won't be fooled by the Soviets into losing this strength. To maintain the U.S. position, he proposes: To seek additional money for defense next year. To keep a steady eye on U.S. strength, intelligence and commitments in relation to the capabilities of its adversaries. To get ready for nuclear tests THE OTTAWA HERALD Thursday, Nov. 9, 1961 in the 1 atmosphere and to conduct them if necessary. It was in connection with nuclear test readiness that Kennedy declared Wednesday the United States is' determined not to be maneuvered out of a position of power. He reminded his news conference that the Soviet Union prepared for its current series of nuclear blasts while discussing a test ban over the conference table. "If the fooled us once, it is their fault," Kennedy said, "and if they fool us twice, it is our fault.'" Kennedy, who previously had signaled a rise in military expenditures, did not say how much he would ask Congress to appropriate next year. The 1961-62 defense budget, increased $6 billion since he took office in January,' is about $47 billion. This was Kennedy's 18th presidential news conference—his first in nearly a month. It ran for about a half hour and was lightened by flashes of humor. While it produced nothing especially new, it gave the President a chance to express his views on many things—from mil- itary power to recent Democratic j triumphs at the polls. He is reluctant, Kennedy said, to predict future results of the basis of -past elections. But had Mayor Robert F. Wagner of New York, Gov.-elect Richard J. Hughes of New Jersey and Rep- elect Henry B. Gonzalez of Texas lost he said, "it would have been interpreted as a stunning setback for this administration." So he said he would break his rule and say their victories were a "source of satisfaction to us" and indicate the voters believe both the candi- dates and Democratic party are committed to progress. With a smile, he added: "I suppose some day we will lose and I will have to eat those words." Kennedy replied with vigor when a questioner said some people regard the views of Prime Minister Nehru of India as tending to be pro-Communist. "I know o( no rational man in the United States who holds that view," Kennedy asserted. Nehru is in Washington for talks with the President. In reference to attempts to as- sure business leaders he is not anti-business, Kenedy said, "Well, if to stop them saying we are anti-business we are supposed to cease enforcing the antitrust law, I suppose the cause is lost." He added there can be "no long- range hostility" between business and government but wound up: "Whether I can convince them or not, I don't know." Eiscnshower — Kennedy announced former President Dwight D. Eisenhower had agreed to serve as board chairman of a new "People to People" organ- ization designed to promote contacts with citizens of other nations. The original program was established under Eisenhower in 1956. South Viet Nam — Kennedy barred inquiries on what help the United States plans to extend to the beleaguered Southeast Asian country until both governments can review findings of a survey mission headed by Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, the President's military adviser. Fallout — Nuclear testing must be approached "with the greatest caution and hesitancy" because of the potential hazard from fallout, Kennedy said, but the United States must balance this with its responsibility to the Free World. Berlin—Kennedy said it would be "wholly wrong" to suggest that West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer seeks to rearm his country in order to wreak revenge for defeats in war. 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