The editors wish to acknowledge the assistance of John Laster and Peter Halligas of the National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; Elizabeth Gray, David Langbart, Tab Lewis, Don McIlwain, and Richard Peuser of the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland; and Karen Abramson, Stacey Chandler, Michelle DeMartino, Michael Desmond, Abigale Malangone, and Maura Porter of the John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Massachusetts.
Kristin L. Ahlberg, Charles V. Hawley, and Keri E. Lewis researched this volume. Kristin Ahlberg selected and edited the documentation for 1960, 1961, and 1962, and Charles Hawley selected and edited the documentation for 1963, under the supervision of Adam M. Howard, General Editor of the Foreign Relations series. Adam Howard and Kristin Ahlberg reviewed the compilation. Mandy A. Chalou, chief of the Editing and Publishing Division, performed the copy and technical editing, and Dean Weatherhead coordinated the declassification review under the supervision of Carl Ashley, chief of the Declassification Division. Joseph Wicentowski provided technical assistance in creating the multimedia component of this volume.