JFK's Final White House Tapes

Kennedy Library releases final 45 hours of tape recordings before his death.
2:03 | 01/24/12

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The Kennedy library today released the final 45 hours of White House tape recordings made during the last months of John Kennedy's presidency. The tapes are poignant reminding us of a president and -- father. The final tape recorded just two days before his death and here's ABC's John Donvan. Those last few -- in the last few months everything -- future for him he had one more reelection campaign and was thinking color TV for the convention. That wouldn't who. It. Olson's future these children. Who apparently peaked in the -- to store one day when the Soviet foreign minister was -- that says. Then he brings up their dog who -- -- -- The dark story thanks to -- mrs. Kennedy made and sealed until they were released in -- book last year. We know another part of it first turn and ABC news she had met Russian leader Khrushchev at a dinner and run other things to say so they talked dogs in speaks. Finished finished she read through an increased rate cut is just happy we're going to be spending -- And you take that laughed. -- in -- rocking and that human Larry and Jack said to me to have this -- can -- -- takes much more audible -- a secret recording system when the Kennedy last used on November 20 1963. It was all the future again making plans for the following week with an -- trying to juggle his calendar. The aide replies. -- -- For JFK however it would be a Monday that never can. John Donvan ABC news Washington.

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