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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963, Volume XI, Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath

Cuban Missile Crisis and Aftermath


Document 1: Briefing Paper


Document 2: Memorandum From Acting Secretary of State Ball to President Kennedy


Document 3: National Security Action Memorandum No. 194


Document 4: Memorandum From Secretary of Defense McNamara to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Taylor)


Document 5: Memorandum From the Director of Intelligence and Research (Hilsman) to the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 6: Editorial Note


Document 7: Memorandum From Secretary of Defense McNamara to President Kennedy


Document 8: Memorandum by Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 9: Memorandum of Discussion With the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 10: Memorandum From the Central Intelligence Agency Project Officer for Operation Mongoose (Harvey) to the Chief of Operations, Operation Mongoose (Lansdale)


Document 11: Editorial Note


Document 12: Memorandum by Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 13: Memorandum From the Director for Operations of the Joint Staff (Unger) to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (Nitze)


Document 14: Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Martin) to the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson)


Document 15: Memorandum From the Ambassador at Large (Bowles) to President Kennedy


Document 16: Editorial Note


Document 17: Editorial Note


Document 18: Transcript of a Meeting at the White House


Document 19: Memorandum for the Record


Document 20: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 21: Off the Record Meeting on Cuba


Document 22: Memorandum of Meeting


Document 23: Memorandum for the File


Document 24: Editorial Note


Document 25: Letter From the Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson) to President Kennedy


Document 26: Memorandum for Discussion


Document 27: Memorandum by Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 28: Memorandum for the File


Document 29: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 30: Editorial Note


Document 31: Record of Meeting


Document 32: Special National Intelligence Estimate


Document 33: Editorial Note


Document 34: Minutes of the 505th Meeting of the National Security Council


Document 35: Memorandum for the Files


Document 36: Notes on Meeting With President Kennedy


Document 37: Editorial Note


Document 38: Minutes of the 506th Meeting of the National Security Council


Document 39: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom


Document 40: Editorial Note


Document 41: Minutes of the 507th Meeting of the National Security Council


Document 42: National Security Action Memorandum 196


Document 43: Memorandum for the File


Document 44: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 45: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between President Kennedy and Prime Minister Macmillan


Document 46: Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State


Document 47: Minutes of Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 48: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 49: Editorial Note


Document 50: Record of Action of the Second Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 51: Memorandum for the Files


Document 52: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union


Document 53: Memorandum From Attorney General Kennedy to President Kennedy


Document 54: Memorandum From the Acting Chairman of the Board of National Estimates (Smith) to Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 55: Record of Action of the Third Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 56: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Turkey


Document 57: Memorandum From the Chairman of the Planning Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (Rostow) to President Kennedy


Document 58: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 59: Editorial Note


Document 60: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 61: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 62: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 63: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between President Kennedy and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 64: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between President Kennedy and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 65: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between Secretary of State Rusk and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 66: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson)


Document 67: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 68: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union


Document 69: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 70: Memorandum for the Files


Document 71: Record of Action of the Fourth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 72: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 73: Summary Record of the Fifth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 74: Record of Telephone Conversation Between President Kennedy and Prime Minister Macmillan


Document 75: Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State


Document 76: Memorandum From the Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (Hilsman) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 77: Paper Prepared by the Planning Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 78: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 79: Summary Record of the Sixth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 80: Memorandum From ABC Correspondent John Scali to the Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (Hilsman)


Document 81: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Brazil


Document 82: Memorandum for the Record


Document 83: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 84: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 85: Editorial Note


Document 86: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 87: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between President Kennedy and Prime Minister Macmillan


Document 88: Memorandum From the Chairman of the Planning Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (Rostow) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 89: Memorandum Prepared by the Planning Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 90: Summary Record of the Seventh Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 91: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 92: Record of the Fourth Meeting of the Berlin-NATO Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 93: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 94: Summary Record of the Eighth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 95: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union


Document 96: Memorandum From Attorney General Kennedy to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 97: Summary Record of the Ninth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 98: Current Intelligence Memorandum


Document 99: Editorial Note


Document 100: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization


Document 101: Telegram From the Embassy in Brazil to the Department of State


Document 102: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 103: Summary Record of the Tenth Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 104: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union


Document 105: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 106: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 107: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 108: Summary Record of the 11th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 109: Memorandum From the Chairman of the Planning Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (Rostow) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security (Bundy)


Document 110: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 111: Summary Record of the 12th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 112: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 113: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 114: Summary Record of the 13th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 115: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 116: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Members of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 117: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 118: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between Secretary of State Rusk and the Permanent Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson)


Document 119: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 120: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 121: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 122: Memorandum for the Record


Document 123: Summary Record of the 14th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 124: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between Secretary of State Rusk and the Permanent Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson)


Document 125: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 126: Memorandum From the Chairman of the Planning Subcommittee of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (Rostow) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 127: Summary Record of the 15th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 128: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 129: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 130: Summary Record of the 16th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 131: Record of Action at the 16th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 132: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 133: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 134: Summary Record of the 17th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 135: Record of Action Taken at the 17th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 136: Summary Record of the 18th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 137: Editorial Note


Document 138: Summary Record of the 19th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 139: Memorandum for the Record


Document 140: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 141: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 142: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 143: Summary Record of the 20th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 144: Memorandum From Attorney General Kennedy to President Kennedy


Document 145: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 146: Memorandum for the Record


Document 147: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 148: Memorandum From President Kennedy to Secretary of Defense McNamara


Document 149: Telegram From President Kennedy to the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson)


Document 150: Memorandum From President Kennedy to Secretary of Defense McNamara


Document 151: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 152: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 153: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Among the Permanent Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson), the Under Secretary of State (Ball), and the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson)


Document 154: Summary Record of the 21st Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 155: Letter From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 156: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 157: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 158: Summary Record of the 22d Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 159: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 160: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Among the Under Secretary of State (Ball), the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson), and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 161: Paper Prepared by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (Nitze)


Document 162: Summary Record of the 23d Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 163: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 164: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 165: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Among the Permanent Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson), the Under Secretary of State (Ball), and the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson)


Document 166: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of Defense (Gilpatric) and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 167: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Permanent Representative to the United Nations (Stevenson) and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 168: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 169: Memorandum From the Under Secretary of State (Ball) to President Kennedy


Document 170: Summary Record of the 24th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 171: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 172: Summary Record of the 25th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 173: Editorial Note


Document 174: Memorandum of Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 175: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Permanent Representative to the Mission to the United Nations (Stevenson) and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 176: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 177: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the Chairman of the Coordinating Committee (McCloy)


Document 178: Memorandum of Conversation Between Attorney General Kennedy and Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 179: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the Chairman of the Coordinating Committee (McCloy)


Document 180: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the Chairman of the Coordinating Committee (McCloy)


Document 181: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 182: Memorandum for the Record


Document 183: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 184: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 185: Summary Record of the 26th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 186: Memorandum From the Joint Chiefs of Staff to President Kennedy


Document 187: Paper Prepared for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Taylor) for a Meeting With President Kennedy


Document 188: Memorandum of a Conference With President Kennedy


Document 189: Memorandum of Conversation Between President Kennedy and Former President Eisenhower


Document 190: Summary Record of the 26th-A Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 191: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 192: Summary Record of the 27th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 193: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the Chairman of the Coordinating Committee (McCloy)


Document 194: Editorial Note


Document 195: Memorandum of Conversation Between Alexander Fomin of the Soviet Embassy and John Scali of the American Broadcasting Corporation


Document 196: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 197: Summary Record of the 28th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 198: Editorial Note


Document 199: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Chairman of the Coordinating Committee (McCloy) and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 200: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 201: Summary Record of the 29th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 202: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 203: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between President Kennedy and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 204: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 205: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 206: Letter From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 207: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 208: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 209: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to President Kennedy


Document 210: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 211: Message From the Director of Central Intelligence (McCone) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 212: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 213: Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (Cleveland) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 214: Memorandum Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency


Document 215: Memorandum From the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Secretary of Defense McNamara


Document 216: Summary Record of the 31st Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 217: Memorandum for the Record


Document 218: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 219: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 220: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union


Document 221: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Ball) and the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 222: Summary Record of the 32d Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 223: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 224: Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence McCone to President Kennedy


Document 225: Memorandum From the Vice President's Military Aide (Burris) to Vice President Johnson


Document 226: Summary Record of the 32d-A Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 227: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 228: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Chairman of the Coordinating Committee (McCloy) and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 229: Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence McCone to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 230: Summary Record of the 33d Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 231: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 232: National Security Action Memorandum No. 208


Document 233: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 234: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 235: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 236: Telegram From the Joint Chiefs of Staff to the Commander in Chief, Atlantic (Dennison)


Document 237: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 238: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between the Deputy Secretary of Defense (Gilpatric) and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 239: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 240: Memorandum From the Director of the United States Information Agency (Murrow) to Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 241: Summary Record of the 34th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 242: Memorandum for the Record


Document 243: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 244: Message From Chairman Khrushchev to President Kennedy


Document 245: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 246: Memorandum of Telephone Conversation Between Director of Central Intelligence McCone and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)


Document 247: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 248: Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence McCone to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 249: Summary Record of the 36th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 250: Editorial Note


Document 251: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 252: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 253: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 254: Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (Cleveland) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 255: Circular Telegram to All Latin American Posts


Document 256: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 257: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 258: Telegram From the Department of State to the Mission to the United Nations


Document 259: Telegram From the Mission to the United Nations to the Department of State


Document 260: Memorandum From the President's Military Aide (Clifton) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 261: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to President Kennedy


Document 262: Memorandum for the Record


Document 263: Editorial Note


Document 264: National Security Action Memorandum No. 213


Document 265: Editorial Note


Document 266: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 267: Memorandum for the Record


Document 268: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 269: Paper Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency


Document 270: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 271: Notes of President Kennedy's Remarks at the 508th Meeting of the National Security Council


Document 272: Memorandum From the Coordinator of Cuban Affairs (Cottrell) to the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 273: Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Brubeck) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 274: Summary Record of the 38th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 275: Memorandum for the Files


Document 276: Summary Record of the 40th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 277: National Security Action Memorandum No. 220


Document 278: Memorandum for the Record


Document 279: Memorandum From Secretary of Defense McNamara to the Secretaries of the Army (Vance), Navy (Korth), and Air Force (Stahr)


Document 280: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 281: Message From Director of Central Intelligence McCone to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 282: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 283: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 284: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 285: Editorial Note


Document 286: Memorandum From the Ambassador at Large (Thompson) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 287: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 288: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 289: Memorandum for the Record


Document 290: Memorandum for the Record


Document 291: Memorandum for the Record


Document 292: Summary Record of the 509th National Security Council Meeting


Document 293: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Soviet Union


Document 294: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 295: Memorandum From the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kaysen) to President Kennedy


Document 296: Report of the Coordinator of Cuban Affairs, Department of State (Cottrell)


Document 297: Memorandum for the Record


Document 298: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 299: Note by Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 300: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 301: Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State


Document 302: Letter From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy


Document 303: Summary Record of the 42d Meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council


Document 304: Memorandum for the Record


Document 305: Editorial Note


Document 306: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 307: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 308: Memorandum From Attorney General Kennedy to President Kennedy


Document 309: Memorandum From the Secretary of the Army's Special Assistant (Califano) to the Secretary of the Army (Vance)


Document 310: Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence McCone to President Kennedy


Document 311: Memorandum for the Record


Document 312: Message From President Kennedy to Chairman Khrushchev


Document 313: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 314: Memorandum Prepared by Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 315: Memorandum of a Conference With President Kennedy


Document 316: Memorandum for the Record


Document 317: Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy


Document 318: Memorandum From the Coordinator of Cuban Affairs (Cottrell) to the Special Group


Document 319: Editorial Note


Document 320: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 321: Memorandum From the Chairman of the Board of National Estimates (Kent) to Director of Central Intelligence McCone


Document 322: Summary Record of the 2d Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 323: Memorandum for the Record


Document 324: Memorandum for the Record


Document 325: Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy


Document 326: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 327: Memorandum From President Kennedy to Secretary of Defense McNamara


Document 328: Editorial Note


Document 329: Agenda for the April 30 Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 330: Summary Record of the 3d Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 331: Memorandum From the Ambassador at Large (Thompson) to Secretary of State Rusk


Document 332: Letter From Acting Director of Central Intelligence Carter to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 333: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Members of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 334: Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs (Martin) to Acting Secretary of State Ball


Document 335: Record of Actions at the 4th Standing Group Meeting of the National Security Council


Document 336: Memorandum From Secretary of Defense McNamara to President Kennedy


Document 337: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (Nitze) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 338: Draft Memorandum Prepared by the Office of National Estimates of the Central Intelligence Agency


Document 339: Summary Record of the 5th Standing Group Meeting of the National Security Council


Document 340: National Security Action Memorandum No. 244


Document 341: Memorandum for the Record


Document 342: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Members of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 343: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Members of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 344: Summary Record of 7th Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 345: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 346: Paper Prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 347: National Intelligence Estimate


Document 348: Memorandum for the Record


Document 349: Paper Prepared by the Bureau of Inter-American Affairs of the Department of State


Document 350: Memorandum for the Record


Document 351: Memorandum for the Record


Document 352: Telegram From Acting Secretary of State Ball and the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kaysen) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) in Ireland


Document 353: Telegram From the Department of State to Secretary of State Rusk in the United Kingdom


Document 354: Summary Record of the 9th Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 355: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 356: Summary Record of the 10th Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 357: Memorandum From the Chief, Special Affairs Staff, Central Intelligence Agency (FitzGerald) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 358: Memorandum From the Deputy Secretary of Defense (Gilpatric) to President Kennedy


Document 359: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 360: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 361: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 362: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 363: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 364: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 365: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 366: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 367: Memorandum by William Attwood


Document 368: Summary Record of the 14th Meeting of the Standing Group of the National Security Council


Document 369: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 370: Memorandum From the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (Carroll) to Secretary of Defense McNamara


Document 371: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 372: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 373: Memorandum for the Record


Document 374: Memorandum From William Attwood to Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff


Document 375: Memorandum for the Record


Document 376: Memorandum for the Record


Document 377: Memorandum for the Record


Document 378: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 379: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 380: Memorandum of Conversation


Document 381: Editorial Note


Document 382: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 383: Editorial Note


Document 384: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 385: Memorandum From Gordon Chase of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)


Document 386: Editorial Note


Document 387: Memorandum for the Record


Document 388: Memorandum of Meeting With President Johnson


Document 389: National Security Action Memorandum No. 274


Document 390: Editorial Note