258. Memorandum From President Kennedy to Secretary of State Rusk0

With reference to your memorandum of July 1, 1961 concerning the latest developments with regard to our Guinea Aid Program1 is there any chance that we could finance the big dam in Guinea if we omitted all the other elements of our aid program? How much would we pay off dollar wise to be able to do this?

  1. Source: Department of State, Central Files, 770B.5-MSP/7-561. No classification marking.
  2. Document 257.