25. Editorial Note

On June 8, Executive Secretary Lay transmitted to the National Security Council for its consideration NSC 5522, “Comments on the Report to the President by the Technological Capabilities Panel of the Science Advisory Committee.” These comments on the recommendations contained in the Killian Committee report were prepared by the various departments and agencies and by the Planning Board pursuant to NSC Action No. 1355–b; see footnote 3, Document 17. Comments submitted after June 8, as well as a summary and index prepared by the NSC Staff, were subsequently added to NSC 5522 as they were received.

NSC 5522 was the subject of discussion at the 257th meeting of the National Security Council on August 4; see Document 30. A copy of NSC 5522 is Department of State, S/S–RD Files: Lot 71 D 171.