New York City (JFK+50) After having met with the National Security Council today, President John F. Kennedy flew to New York City.
The President attended the National Football Foundation Dinner held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel & gave a speech at the dinner along with entertainer Bob Hope.
JFK was presented with the Foundation's gold medal.
*JFK owned a 2 bedroom duplex "penthouse" suite on the 34th floor at the Carlyle at 35 E. 76th Street. His father, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., had also owned a suite there.
JFK owned his suite in the 10 years before his death.
The JFK suite was purchased for $12.5 million by the heiress to the Hyatt Hotel fortune.
Today, a room at the Carlyle has a rate of about $500 a night.