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324. National Intelligence Estimate

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Files, Job 79-R01012A, ODDI Registry. Secret. According to a note on the cover sheet, the Central Intelligence Agency and the intelligence organizations of the Departments of State, Defense, the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, and the Joint Staff participated in the preparation of this estimate. All members of the USIB concurred with this estimate on February 7 except the representatives of the AEC and the FBI, who abstained on the grounds that the subject was outside their jurisdiction.


327. Memorandum for the Record


329. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Japan, 6/61. No classification marking.


330. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.94/7-1861. Confidential. Drafted by Sneider and approved in S on July 14 and in the White House on July 20. The time of the meeting, which was held at the White House, is taken from the President’s Appointment Book. (Kennedy Library) This is one of six memoranda of this conversation: one summarized the opening remarks; the other four concerned Japanese-Korean relations (Document 232), Berlin, Laos, and nuclear testing. (All in Department of State, Central Files, 611.94/7-1861)


331. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330. Confidential. Drafted by Swayne and approved in S and B. The time of the meeting, which was held at the Department of State, is taken from Rusk’s Appointment Book. (Johnson Library) This is one of six memoranda of this conversation: the memorandum on GARIOA is cited in footnote 1 below; the memoranda on trade liberalization and textiles are Documents 332 and 333; the memoranda on the Administrative Agreement and the Peace Corps are not printed. (All in Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330)


332. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330. Confidential. Drafted by Swayne and approved in S and B. See the source note, Document 331.


333. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330. Confidential. Drafted by Swayne and approved in S and B. See the source note, Document 331.


334. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330. Secret. Drafted by Sneider and approved in S and U on July 17. The time of the meeting, which was held at the Department of State, is from Rusk’s Appointment Book. (Johnson Library) This is one of nine memoranda of this conversation: regarding the discussion of Chinese representation at the United Nations, see footnote 1, Document 330; the discussion of trade liberalization is cited in footnote 2, Document 332; regarding the discussion of Japan Air Lines routes, see Document 328; the discussion of cultural relations is summarized in footnote 1 below; and memoranda of the discussion of Korea, shipping, offshore procurement, and pending claims under the Administrative Agreement are not printed. (All in Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330)


335. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.94/6-2161. Secret. Drafted by Wickel and approved in S on August 8 and by the White House on August 11. The time of the meeting, which was held aboard the Honey Fitz during a cruise on the Potomac River, is taken from Kennedy’s Appointment Book. (Kennedy Library) This is one of four memoranda of the private talk between Kennedy and Ikeda: the memoranda of discussion on economics and Sino-Japanese relations are Documents 336 and 337; the memorandum of the discussion on Berlin is not printed. (Department of State, Presidential Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 66 D 149)


336. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.94/6-2161. Secret. Drafted by Wickel and approved in S on August 8 and in the White House on August 11. See the source note, Document 335.


337. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 693.94/6-2161. Secret. Drafted by Wickel and approved in S and by the White House on August 11. See the source note, Document 335.


338. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.94/6-2161. Confidential. Drafted by Sneider. Approved in S and B on July 14 and by the White House on July 20. This is one of five memoranda of the discussion between Ikeda and Kennedy aboard the Honey Fitz with a larger group of officials after their private meeting at 3:15 p.m. The discussion of U.S.-Japanese consultation is cited in footnote 2, Document 335; the talk on trade and textiles is summarized in footnote 2, Document 336; the memorandum on the Japanese relationship to the OECD is a report of the discussion of that subject at the private meeting, see Document 336. The fifth topic was an inconclusive discussion of the timing of the projected first meeting of the Joint U.S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs.


339. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330. Confidential. Drafted by Sneider and approved in S on July 17. The time of the meeting, which was held at the Department of State, is taken from Rusk’s Appointment Book. (Johnson Library)


340. National Security Action Memorandum No. 68

Source: Department of State, NSAM Files: Lot 72 D 316, NSAM 68. Secret. Copies were sent to Dillon, David E. Bell (Bureau of the Budget), Allen Dulles, Elvis J. Stahr (Secretary of the Army), Ball, Nitze, and Kaysen.


341. Memorandum From the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Economic Affairs (Peterson) to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs’ Special Consultant (Christopher)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.9441/8-1861. A marginal note reads: “OK’d by Mr. Ball 19 Aug.”


343. Telegram From the Embassy in Japan to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.9441/9-961. Official Use Only. Repeated to Hong Kong.


344. Telegram From the Embassy in Japan to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.9441/9-1261. Confidential.


346. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Secretary’s Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 65 D 330. Confidential. Drafted by David L. Osborn, Political Officer and First Secretary of Embassy and approved by S on November 27. The meeting was held at the Kansui Inn.


347. Telegram From Secretary of State Rusk to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 411.9441/11-461. Secret; No Other Distribution.


348. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Japan

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 411.006/12-561. Confidential. Drafted by Edelen M. Fogarty of E/OR, cleared by E/OT and Avery Peterson, and approved by Philip H. Trezise, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs.


349. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 033.1100-KE/2-2862 Confidential. Drafted by Osborn. This memorandum is enclosure 11 to despatch 731 from Tokyo, February 28.


350. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Japan

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 033.1100-KE/2-862. Confidential; Niact; Limit Distribution. Drafted by Swayne, cleared with McGeorge Bundy and the Department of the Army, and approved by Rice.