389. Editorial Note
At 12:30 p.m. on September 7, Dulles and Rountree met with Bishop, Garran, and Morris at
Secretary Dulles’ residence. The
memorandum of the conversation by Rountree is not printed. (Department of State, S/S Files: Lot 66 D 123) During this
meeting, Dulles handed to Bishop
the Department of State memorandum of September 6 (see
and informed him that President Eisenhower had approved the paper for planning purposes.
Bishop read the paper and said that he wanted to make certain that the
intention was not to finalize the matter until Macmillan had seen the document and
commented upon it.
After this meeting Bishop returned to London.