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List of Sources

Unpublished Sources

  • Department of State
    • Indexed Central Files. One of the principal sources of documentation for this volume was the indexed central files of the Department of State. Many of the documents were selected from the following files:
      • 611.61: U.S.-Soviet relations
      • 762.00: German political affairs
      • 762.0221: German territorial issues
      • 862.181: internal travel in Germany
      • 962.72: air transportation in Germany
    • Lot Files. Documents from the central files have been supplemented by lot files of the Department, which are decentralized files created by operating areas. A list of the lot files used in or consulted for this volume follows:
      • Ball Files: Lot 74 D 279
        • Files of Under Secretary of State George W. Ball, 1961-1967.
      • Berlin Desk Files: Lot 91 D 305
        • Master files of the Berlin Task Force beginning in 1961.
      • Berlin Desk Files: Lot 91 D 306
        • Various files pertaining to Live Oak planning on Berlin, 1955-1977.
      • Berlin Desk Files: Lot 91 D 313
        • Basic documents on Germany and Berlin beginning in 1944.
      • Bohlen Files: Lot 74 D 379
        • Files of Ambassador Charles E. Bohlen, 1942-1971.
      • Bruce Files: Lot 64 D 327
        • Diaries of Ambassador David K.E. Bruce, 1948-1974.
      • Conference Files: Lot 65 D 366
        • Collection of documentation on official visits by heads of government and foreign ministers to the United States and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary and Under Secretary of State for 1961, maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
      • Conference Files: Lot 65 D 533
        • Collection of documentation on official visits by heads of government and foreign ministers to the United States and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary and Under Secretary of State for 1962, maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
      • Conference Files: Lot 66 D 110
        • Collection of documentation on official visits by heads of government and foreign ministers to the United States and on major international conferences attended by the Secretary and Under Secretary of State for the years 1961-1964, maintained by the Executive Secretariat. This lot includes records on the President's trips to Europe in 1961 and 1963.
      • EUR/CE Files: Lot 86 D 339
        • Files relating to Germany and Berlin, 1955-1972.
      • Hillenbrand Files: Lot 88 D 325
        • Files of Ambassador Martin J. Hillenbrand primarily relating to Berlin and Germany, 1950-1975.
      • INR-NIE Files
        • Files retained by the Bureau of Intelligence and Research containing copies of the National Intelligence Estimates and Special National Intelligence Estimates including the NIEs and SNIEs for 1961-1962.
      • Presidential Correspondence: Lot 66 D 204
        • Exchanges of correspondence between the President and the Secretary of State with the heads of government and foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Soviet Union, and certain other countries for the years 1953-1964, maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
      • Presidential Correspondence: Lot 66 D 476
        • Correspondence of the President with various heads of state for the years 1961-1966.
      • PPS Files: Lot 67 D 548
        • Subject files, country files, chronological files, documents, drafts, and related correspondence of the Policy Planning Staff for the years 1957-1961.
      • PPS Files: Lot 69 D 121
        • Subject files, country files, chronological files, documents, drafts, and related correspondence of the Policy Planning Staff for 1962.
      • Presidential Correspondence: Lot 77 D 163
        • Correspondence between Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and the Chairman of the Soviet Union, and other high officials of the two countries, 1961-1969.
      • Presidential Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 66 D 149
        • Memoranda of the President's conversations for the years 1956-1964.
      • Rusk Files: Lot 72 D 192
        • Files of Secretary of State Dean Rusk, including texts of speeches and public statements, miscellaneous correspondence files, White House correspondence, chronological files, and memoranda of telephone conversations, for the years 1961-1969.
      • Secretary's Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330
        • Memoranda of the Secretary's and Under Secretary of State's conversations for the years 1961-1964.
      • S/S Files: Lot 68 D 350
        • Records of Cabinet Meetings, 1953-1965.
      • S/S-NSC Files: Lot 70 D 265
        • Master set of papers pertaining to National Security Council meetings, including policy papers, position papers, administrative documents, but not the minutes of the meetings themselves, for the years 1961-1966, maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
      • S/S-NSC Files: Lot 72 D 316
        • Master files of National Security Action Memoranda (NSAMs), 1961-1968.
      • S/S-NSC (Miscellaneous) Files: Lot 66 D 95
        • Administrative and miscellaneous National Security Council documentation, including NSC Records of Actions, for the years 1961-1964, maintained by the Executive Secretariat.
  • National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.
    • Record Group 218, Records of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    • JCS Files
  • Washington National Records Center, Suitland, Maryland
    • Record Group 330, Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense
      • McNamara Files: FRC 71 A 3470
        • Files of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, 1961-1968.
      • OASD/ISA Files: FRC 64 A 2382
        • General and country files of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs for 1961.
      • OSD Files: FRC 65 B 3464
        • Miscellaneous files of the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense, 1961.
      • OSD Files: FRC 66 B 3542
        • Records of the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary of Defense, and their special assistants, 1962.
      • OSD Files: FRC 71 A 6489
        • Miscellaneous records of the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary of Defense, and their special assistants, 1951-1966.
  • National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.
    • Lemnitzer Papers
      • Papers of General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Chief of Staff of the Army, 1959-1960, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1960-1962.
    • Taylor Papers
      • Papers of General Maxwell D. Taylor, Chief of Staff of the Army, 1955-1959; Military Adviser to the President, 1961-1962; and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1962-1964.
  • Naval Historical Center, U.S. Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
    • Burke Papers
      • Papers of Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, Chief of Naval Operations, 1955-1961.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas
    • Norstad Papers
  • John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, Massachusetts
    • National Security Files (NSF)
      • Chester V. Clifton Series
      • Country Series
      • Departments and Agencies
      • Meetings and Memoranda Series
    • President's Appointment Books
    • President's Office Files
  • Lyndon B. Johnson Library, Austin, Texas
    • Rusk Appointment Books
    • Vice Presidential Security Files
  • Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
    • Bowles Papers

Published Sources

Only those publications cited in the volume are listed here.

  • Documentary Collections and Periodicals
    • The Declassified Documents Quarterly Catalog and Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn., Research Publications (formerly Washington, Carrollton Press), 1977 ff.
    • De Gaulle, Charles. Major Addresses, Statements and Press Conferences of General Charles Gaulle, May 19, 1958-January 31, 1964. New York, undated.
    • Meissner, Boris, ed. Moskau Bonn, Die Beziehungen zwischen der Sowjetunion und der Bundesrepublik Deutschland: 1955-1973, Dokumentation. Koln, 1975.
    • Salzmann, Rainer, ed. Dokumente zur Deutschlandpolitik, 1961, IV Reihe, Band 6; 1961, IV Reihe, Band 7; 1962, IV Reihe, Band 8. Frankfurt, 1975-1977.
    • U.S. Department of State. American Foreign Policy: Current Documents, 1961, 1962. Washington.
    • ————. Department of State Bulletin, 1961-1962. Washington.
    • ————. Documents on Germany, 1944-1985. Revised edition. Washington, 19 86.
    • U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F. Kennedy, 1961. Washington, 1962.
    • USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministerstvo Inostrannykh Del SSSR i GDR). Otnosheniia SSSR s GDR, 1949-1959, Dokumenty i materialy. Moscow, 1974.
    • Watt, D.C., ed. Documents on International Affairs, 1961. London, 1965.
  • Memoirs and Secondary Literature
    • The Department of State takes no responsibility for the accuracy of these memoirs nor does it endorse their interpretations.
    • Adenauer, Konrad. Erinnerungen, 1959-1963, Fragmente. Stuttgart, 1968.
    • Alphand, Herve. L'etonnement d'etre, Journal, 1939-1973. Paris, 1977.
    • Bohlen, Charles E. Witness to History, 1929-1969. New York, 1973.
    • Brandt, Willy. Begegnungen und Einsichten, Die Jahre 1960-1975. Hamburg, 1976. (English translation: People and Politics, the Years 1960-1975. London, 1978)
    • Cates, Curtis. The Ides of August. New York, 1978.
    • Catudal, Honore M. Kennedy and the Berlin Wall Crisis. Berlin, 1980.
    • De Gaulle, Charles. Memoires d'espoir, Le renouveau, 1958-1962. Paris, 1970. (English translation: Memoirs of Hope: Renewal and Endeavors. New York, 1971)
    • Dulles, Eleanor L. The Wall: A Tragedy in Three Acts. Columbia, S.C., 1972.
    • Ehlert, Nikolaus. Grosse Grusinische Nr. 17. Frankfurt, 1967.
    • Grewe, Wilhelm G. Ruckblenden, 1976-1951. Frankfurt, 1979.
    • Kroll, Hans S. Lebenserinnerungen eines Botschafters. Cologne, 1967.
    • Macmillan, Harold. At the End of the Day, 1961-1963. London, 1973.
    • ————. Pointing the Way, 1959-1961. London, 1972.
    • McDermott, Geoffrey. Berlin: Success of a Mission? New York, 1963.
    • Nitze, Paul H. From Hiroshima to Glasnost: At the Center of Decision: A Memoir. New York, 1989.
    • Rostow, Walt W. The Diffusion of Power. New York, 1972.
    • Salinger, Pierre. With Kennedy. New York, 1966.
    • Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. Robert Kennedy and His Times. 2 vols. Boston, 1978.
    • ————. A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House. Boston, 1965.
    • Sorensen, Theodore C. Kennedy. New York, 1965.
    • Sulzberger, Cyrus L. The Last of the Giants. New York, 1970.
    • Talbott, Strobe, ed. Khrushchev Remembers. Boston, 1970.
    • ————. Khrushchev Remembers: The Last Testament. Boston, 1974.
    • Wyden, Peter. Wall: The Inside Story of Divided Berlin. New York, 1989.