The China White Paper was released by the Department at 12 noon, August 5, as Department of State Publication 3573, entitled United States Relations With China, With Special Reference to the Period 1944–1949. The Letter of Transmittal dated July 30 from the Secretary of State to President Truman was reprinted as Department of State Publication 3608, entitled A Summary of American-Chinese Relations.
For statement by President Truman on the China White Paper, released to the press by the White House on August 4, see Department of State Bulletin, August 15, 1949, page 237. The statement issued by the Secretary of State (Press Release No. 604, August 5) is printed in Department of State Bulletin, August 15, 1949, page 236. (The Press Release was entitled “Statement by Secretary of State Acheson on the China White Paper”; the Bulletin statement was entitled “Basic Principles of U.S. Policy Toward the Far East”.)