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President Kennedy Returns to the White House

April 04, 1961
Source: National Archives

On April 4, 1961, President John Kennedy, foreground, returned to the White House following a family trip to Florida to celebrate Easter. Accompanying the President on Marine One were his press secretary, Pierre Salinger, back left, and secret service chief, Jerry Behn, back right.  The same day, the Kennedy White House called on Cuban leader Fidel Castro to end “its links with the international Communist movement.”

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