Spain


363. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.52/2–761. Confidential. Drafted by McBride and approved in S on March 8.


364. Letter From the Ambassador to Spain (Lodge) to Secretary of State Rusk

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.52/3–1061. Secret.


365. Letter From the Deputy Chief of Mission in Spain (McBride) to the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Tyler)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 752.00/7–161. Secret; Official-Informal. Initialed by Tyler. The source text bears the following notation: “Mr. Blue, What can we do about promoting a high-level visit to Spain? Do you think Secretary Hodges would be willing to stop off there for a couple of days? Bill 9/12/61.”


366. Telegram From the Embassy in Spain to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 110.12–RU/12–1761. Secret; Priority; Limit Distribution.


367. Memorandum From the President’s Special Assistant (Schlesinger) to the Under Secretary of State (Ball)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Staff Memoranda. Secret. A copy was sent to Bundy.


368. Letter From the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Tyler) to the Ambassador to Spain (Woodward)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Spain. Secret; Official-Informal.


369. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Spain

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 752.56311/9–2162. Confidential. Drafted by Matthews and Meloy (WE), cleared by Kitchen, and approved by Johnson.


370. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 375.1–3063. Confidential. Drafted by McGhee.


371. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, Pol Sp-US. Confidential. Drafted by Matthews and approved in S on May 9.


372. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, Pol Sp-US. Confidential. Drafted and initialed by Tyler and approved by the White House on May 10. The meeting was held at the White House. On May 2 Ball had sent a memorandum to the President suggesting that he see the Spanish Ambassador for 15 minutes and convey to him an oral message for Franco. (Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Spain)


373. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Spain

Source: Department of State, Central Files, Def 15 Sp-US. Confidential; Limited Distribution. Drafted by Matthews and Meloy and approved by Tyler.


374. National Security Action Memorandum No. 247

Source: Department of State, NSAMs: Lot 72 D 316. Secret.


375. Report on U.S. Policy Toward Spain

Source: Department of State, NSAMs: Lot 72 D 316. Top Secret. The source text bears no drafting information and is not dated, but it is attached to a June 16 memorandum from McNamara and Rusk to the President that states that it was in response to NSAM No. 247 ( Document 374).


376. Telegram From the Embassy in Italy to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, Def 15 Sp-US. Secret; Priority; Limit Distribution. Repeated to Madrid, Paris, and Rabat. On June 23 the Spanish Ambassador to Italy had urged that during the President’s trip to Europe, June 23–July 2, some contact be made between high-level Spanish officials and appropriate U.S. officials at a mutually convenient place. (Telegram 2812 from Rome; ibid., Pol Sp-US) In subsequent exchanges of telegrams a meeting in Rome on July 2 was arranged.


377. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, Pol Sp-US. Secret. Drafted by Beigel and approved in G on September 5.


378. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Spain

Source: Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 66 D110, CF 2315. Secret; Immediate; Limit Distribution. Drafted by Ortiz (WE) cleared by Melot, approved by Tyler, and repeated to USUN for the Secretary, who was there for the meeting of the U.N. General Assembly.