No. 270
Editorial Note

A report by the Secretary of the Interior and Petroleum Administrator for Defense, entitled “National Security Problems Concerning Free World Petroleum Demands and Potential Supplies,” dated December 2, was transmitted to the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council. The report was submitted to the National Security Council on December 8 for consideration at an early Council meeting, and designated NSC 138 on the same day. (S/PNSC files, lot 61 D 167, “Free World Petroleum Demands and Potential Supplies, National Security Problems Re NSC 138, 138/1”) For a summary, see volume I, Part 2, page 1291.