102. Memorandum From the Director of the Executive Secretariat (Howe) to the Under Secretary of State (Hoover)1
3:00 p.m. Appointment with Senator Smathers
Attached at Tab A is a briefing memorandum from Mr. Rubottom, with which Mr. Barnes concurs, for your meeting with Senator Smathers at 3:00 p.m. today.
At Tab B is a memorandum from E—Mr. Robinson raising certain questions in connection with Mr. Rubottom’s memorandum. Mr. Murphy considers that Mr. Robinson’s points are well-founded and suggests that, since lack of time prevents reconciliation of the outstanding differences, you take note of both points of view.