George Trask’s photos: President John Kennedy’s June 1961 Vienna meeting with USSR Premier Nikita Khruschev

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President Kennedy arrived at Vienna's Schwechat airport at 10:45 a.m., Saturday, June 3, 1961, a rainy, chilly day, and we IES Wien students were there to greet him

President John F. Kennedy and USSR Premier Nikita Khruschev held their summit meeting in Vienna early June 1961 and we IES Wien 1960-61 students were there!

We were the only group of American students greeting President Kennedy at the airport.
The next day, Sunday, June 4, 1961, President Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, went to church at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Click here for a lengthy analysis of the Kennedy-Khruschev summit meeting in Vienna, June 1961

Photos by George Trask, IES Wien Spring 1961 participant.


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