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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963, Volume VI, Kennedy-Khrushchev Exchanges

Kennedy-Khrushchev Exchanges


Document 1: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President-elect Kennedy

Moscow , November 9, 1960 .


Document 2: Message From President-elect Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

November 10, 1960 .


Document 3: Message From Chairmen Khrushchev and Brezhnev to President Kennedy

Moscow , January 20, 1961 .


Document 4: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , January 21, 1961, 6:34 p.m.


Document 5: Telegram From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , February 13, 1961 .


Document 6: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , February 15, 1961 .


Document 7: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , February 22, 1961 .


Document 8: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , April 12, 1961, 1:24 p.m.


Document 9: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State

Moscow , April 18, 1961, 2 p.m.


Document 10: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , April 18, 1961 .


Document 11: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , April 22, 1961 .


Document 12: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , April 30, 1961 .


Document 13: Telegram From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , May 6, 1961 .


Document 14: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , undated.


Document 15: Telegram From the Department of State to Secretary of State Rusk at Geneva

Washington , May 16, 1961, 1:33 p.m.


Document 16: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , June 10, 1961 .


Document 17: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , June 21, 1961 .


Document 18: Letter From Chairmen Khrushchev and Brezhnev to President Kennedy

Moscow , July 3, 1961 .


Document 19: Telegram From President Kennedy to Chairmen Khrushchev and Brezhnev

Washington , July 4, 1961 .


Document 20: Editorial Note


Document 21: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , September 29, 1961 .


Document 22: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Hyannis Port , October 16, 1961 .


Document 23: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , November 9, 1961 .


Document 24: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , November 10, 1961 .


Document 25: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , November 16, 1961 .


Document 26: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , December 2, 1961 .


Document 27: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , December 13, 1961 .


Document 28: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , December 29, 1961 .


Document 29: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , December 30, 1961 .


Document 30: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , undated


Document 31: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , February 6, 1962, 6:42 p.m.


Document 32: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , February 10, 1962 .


Document 33: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , February 14, 1962 .


Document 34: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , February 15, 1962 .


Document 35: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , February 21, 1962 .


Document 36: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , February 21, 1962, 7:49 p.m.


Document 37: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , February 21, 1962 .


Document 38: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , February 24, 1962, 1:14 p.m.


Document 39: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , March 3, 1962 .


Document 40: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , March 5, 1962 .


Document 41: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , March 7, 1962 .


Document 42: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , March 10, 1962 .


Document 43: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , March 20, 1962 .


Document 44: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , April 7, 1962, 5:16 p.m.


Document 45: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , June 5, 1962 .


Document 46: Telegram From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , June 12, 1962 .


Document 47: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , June 12, 1962, 9:41 p.m.


Document 48: Message From Chairmen Khrushchev and Brezhnev to President Kennedy

Moscow , July 4, 1962 .


Document 49: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , undated.


Document 50: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , July 12, 1962, 8:15 p.m.


Document 51: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , July 17, 1962 .


Document 52: Memorandum From the President’s Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Brubeck)

Washington , August 15, 1962 .


Document 53: Informal Communication From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , September 4, 1962 .


Document 54: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , September 4, 1962 .


Document 55: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , September 15, 1962 .


Document 56: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , September 28, 1962 .


Document 57: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , October 4, 1962 .


Document 58: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , October 6, 1962, 12:25 p.m.


Document 59: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , October 8, 1962 .


Document 60: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , October 22, 1962 .


Document 61: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State

Moscow , October 23, 1962, 5 p.m.


Document 62: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , October 23, 1962, 6:51 p.m.


Document 63: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , October 24, 1962 .


Document 64: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , October 25, 1962, 1:59 a.m.


Document 65: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State

Moscow , October 26, 1962, 7 p.m.


Document 66: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , October 27, 1962 .


Document 67: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , October 27, 1962, 8:05 p.m.


Document 68: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , October 28, 1962 .


Document 69: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , October 28, 1962, 5:03 p.m.


Document 70: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , October 28, 1962 .


Document 71: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , October 30, 1962 .


Document 72: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , November 3, 1962 .


Document 73: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , undated.


Document 74: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , November 6, 1962 .


Document 75: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , undated.


Document 76: Editorial Note


Document 77: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , November 14, 1962 .


Document 78: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , November 15, 1962 .


Document 79: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , November 20, 1962 .


Document 80: Editorial Note


Document 81: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , November 21, 1962 .


Document 82: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , November 22, 1962 .


Document 83: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , December 11, 1962 .


Document 84: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , December 14, 1962 .


Document 85: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , December 19, 1962 .


Document 86: Memorandum for the Files

Washington , December 22, 1962 .


Document 87: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , December 28, 1962 .


Document 88: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , December 29, 1962 .


Document 89: Message From Chairmen Khrushchev and Brezhnev to President Kennedy

Moscow , December 30, 1962 .


Document 90: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , December 30, 1962, 10:46 p.m.


Document 91: Oral Statement by Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , January 4, 1963 .


Document 92: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , January 7, 1963 .


Document 93: Message From the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Soviet Ambassador to the United States (Dobrynin)

Moscow , April 1 1963 .


Document 94: Memorandum From Attorney General Kennedy to President Kennedy

Washington , April 3, 1963 .


Document 95: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , April 11, 1963 .


Document 96: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , April 15, 1963, 9 p.m.


Document 97: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , April 23, 1963, 3:24 p.m.


Document 98: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , undated.


Document 99: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , May 8, 1963 .


Document 100: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , May 13, 1963 .


Document 101: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , May 15, 1963 .


Document 102: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , May 17, 1963 .


Document 103: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , May 19, 1963, 11:15 a.m.


Document 104: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , May 29, 1963 .


Document 105: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , May 30, 1963, 5:56 p.m.


Document 106: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , June 8, 1963 .


Document 107: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , June 19, 1963, 11:14 p.m.


Document 108: Message From Chairmen Khrushchev and Brezhnev to President Kennedy

Moscow , July 4, 1963 .


Document 109: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Washington , July 4, 1963, 6:29 p.m.


Document 110: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , July 8, 1963 .


Document 111: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom

Washington , July 12, 1963, 8:11 p.m.


Document 112: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State

Moscow , July 27, 1963, 1 a.m.


Document 113: Telegram From Secretary of State Rusk to the Department of State

Bonn , August 10, 1963, 2 p.m.


Document 114: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , August 16, 1963 .


Document 115: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy

Moscow , August 17, 1963 .


Document 116: Memorandum of Conversation

Moscow , September 10, 1963 .


Document 117: Oral Statement From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , undated.


Document 118: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State

Moscow , October 10, 1963, 6 p.m.


Document 119: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Johnson

Moscow , November 24, 1963 .


Document 120: Letter From Jacqueline Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev

Washington , December 1, 1963 .