365. Editorial Note

At 9 a.m. on November 14, Secretary of State Dulles began the day with a meeting of his principal advisers in his office at the Hotel du Rhone. At 11, the three Western Foreign Ministers met at Pinay’s villa to discuss tactics for the next plenary. The thirteenth quadripartite meeting was held at the Palais des Nations from 3:30 to 7:25 p.m. Following the meeting, Suydam briefed the press at 7:45; Dulles and Stassen briefed the Vietnamese Ambassador on the course of the conference; and then dined at 8:30. (Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 60 D 627, CF 585, Chron–23 and US OD/15)

Records of the tripartite and quadripartite Foreign Ministers meetings follow. Records of the press briefing and the conversation with the Vietnamese Ambassador are ibid. No records of the staff meeting or the dinner conversation have been found in Department of State files.