October 26, 1962

412. Supplement 6 to Joint Evaluation prepared by Guided Missile and Astronautics Intelligence Committee, Joint Atomic Energy Intelligence Committee, and National Photographic Interpretation Center, October 26

Soviet missile threat in Cuba. Top Secret. 2 pp. CIA Files: Job 80–R01386R, O/D/NFAC, Box 2, Cuba (23 Oct.–28 Oct. 1962).

413. Memorandum prepared for the NSC Executive Committee, October 26

The Crisis: USSR/Cuba. Top Secret. 2 pp. Kennedy Library, NSF, Meetings and Memoranda Series, Executive Committee, Vol. I, Meetings 6–10.

414. Memorandum for the record, October 26

Daily White House staff meeting including discussion on press leaks, boarding of the Marucla, telegram from Lord Russell to the President. Secret. 2 pp. NDU, Taylor Papers, Chairman’s Staff Group, Oct–Nov 1962.

415. Notes from transcripts of JCS meetings, October 26

CJCS debrief on meeting at the White House the previous evening; blockade issues; air reconnaissance; MRBMs. Secret. 2 pp. DOD, Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of Joint History.

416. Memorandum for the file, October 26

Meeting of the NSC Executive Committee including intelligence briefings and discussion of operational problems. Top Secret. 2 pp. CIA, DCI (McCone) Files: Job 80–B01258A, DCI Meetings with the President, 1 July 1962–31 December 1962.

417. NSC Executive Committee record of action, October 26

Planning for Cuba, status of quarantine, political measures, negotiation with U Thant. Top Secret. 2 pp. Kennedy Library, NSF, Meetings and Memoranda Series, Excom Meetings, vol. I, Meetings 1–6.

418. Rough notes of Rostow committee meeting, October 26

Three courses of U.S. action—political, military, and economic—to pursue concurrently. Top Secret. CIA Files: Job 84–00499R, Box 1, HS/HC 850B, Vol. II.

419. Memorandum from Hilsman to Rusk, October 26

Khrushchev’s conversation with W.E. Knox, President of Westinghouse Electrical International, in Moscow on October 24. Secret. 2 pp. Kennedy Library, NSF, Cuba, General, Vol. VI(A), 10/26–27/62.

420. Memorandum from Komer to McGeorge Bundy, October 26

Forward planning thoughts on Cuba. Secret. 1 p. Kennedy Library, NSF, Meetings and Memoranda Series, Staff Memoranda, Robert W. Komer, vol. II.

421. Memorandum from Komer to Rostow, October 26

Forward planning on Cuba vs. Cuban MRBMs. Secret. 1 p. Kennedy Library NSF, Meetings and Memoranda Series, Staff Memoranda, Robert W. Komer, vol. II.

422. Memorandum from Kitchen to U. Alexis Johnson, October 26

Rostow subcommittee memorandum on negotiation. Secret. 2 pp. DOS, S/S Files: Lot 65 D 438, Negotiations.

423. Telegram 936 from Rome, October 26

Italian Government position on withdrawal of Jupiter missile installations from Italy. Secret. 4 pp. DOS, S/S Files: Lot 65 D 438, Jupiter—Cuba.

424. Memorandum of telephone conversation between Nitze and Ball, October 26

U.S. missile installations in Turkey. No classification marking. 1 p. DOS, Ball Papers: Lot 74 D 272, Telcons—Cuba.

425. Telegram 587 from Ankara, October 26

Embassy assessment of removal of Jupiter missiles from Turkey in exchange for Soviet removal of missiles in Cuba. Secret. 6 pp. DOS, CF, 611.3722/10–2662.