John Fitzgerald Kennedy April 27, 1961
President Kennedy speaks at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City before the American Newspaper Publishers Association. Kennedy asks the press for their cooperation in fighting Communism by applying the same standards for publishing sensitive materials in the current Cold War that they would apply in an officially declared war. This transcript contains the published text of the speech, not the actual words spoken. There may be some differences between the transcript and the audio/video content.