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143. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.98/1–2561. Secret. Also sent to CINCPAC.


144. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.98/1–2561 Secret; Limit Distribution. Also sent to CINCPAC.


145. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/1–3161. Confidential. Drafted by McBride and cleared in S on February 12.


146. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs (Parsons) to the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Hare)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/2–1361. Secret. Drafted by Bell and Lindquist and cleared by Steeves.


147. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 798.11/2–1461. Confidential. Drafted by Linehan and cleared by Parsons, Bell, Roger W. Tubby, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs, Angier Biddle Duke, Chief of Protocol, and Hare.


148. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to the Under Secretary of State (Bowles)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/2–1861. Secret. Drafted by Rusk.


149. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 798.11/2–2361. Confidential; Priority.


150. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.98/3–361. Confidential. Repeated to CINCPAC.


151. Brief Prepared in the Defense Intelligence Agency

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, Assistant to SecDef (Lansdale) Files: FRC 63 A 1803, Indonesia, No. 1, 1960 thru. Secret. The source text has Gilpatric’s name stamped on it.


152. Telegram From the Embassy in Indonesia to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.98/3–761. Secret. Also sent to CINCPAC.


153. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, Pope Case. Confidential.


154. Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, Rand Studies, Part A. Confidential.


155. Memorandum From the Deputy Director for Plans, Central Intelligence Agency (Bissell) to the President’s Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, Vol. I, 1/61–3/61. Secret. Also sent to Rostow, McGhee, Nitze, and Amory.


156. Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Meetings and Memoranda Series, Staff Memos, Komer, 3/15/61–3/29/61. Secret. Also sent to Rostow, on whose copy Komer wrote the following note: “Walt—despite Pye, Pauker, and Hecksher I’ll stick with Amory and Jones. None of these others have any answer at all.” (Ibid., Countries Series, Indonesia, Vol. I, 1/61–3/61)


157. Record of Conversation

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, Rand Studies (B). Secret. Drafted by Johnson on April 4. Pauker, Rostow, Landon, and Johnson had an earlier conversation on March 15. Johnson prepared a 25-page summary of the major points on March 29. (Ibid.)


158. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/4–361. Secret. There is no drafting information on the source text.


159. Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, West New Guinea, 4/1/61–4/15/61. Secret. Copies were sent to McGeorge Bundy and Robert Johnson.


160. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Kohler) to Secretary of State Rusk

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/4–661. Secret. Drafted by Beaudry and cleared by McGhee, Wallner, and Jenkins. Also sent to Under Secretary Bowles.


161. Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, West New Guinea, Vol I. 4/1/61–4/15/61. Confidential.


162. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/4–1061. Secret. Drafted by Kohler and approved in Bon April 19 and the White House on April 22. The time of the meeting is from the President’s Appointment Book. (Kennedy Library)


163. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/4–1061. Secret. Drafted by McBride and approved in S on April 24. The time of the meeting is from Rusk’s Appointment Book, which indicates his next appointment was for 5:40 p.m. (Johnson Library)


164. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 656.9813/4–1161. Secret. Drafted by Kohler and approved in S on April 17. Luns also met with Ball, Nitze, and William Bundy on April 11. They discussed the Soviet Union’s role in Indonesia and then Luns returned the conversation to West New Guinea, reiterating many of the points he made in previous conversations. (Memorandum of conversation, April 11; ibid.)


165. Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, West New Guinea, Vol. I, 4/16/61–4/30/61. Secret.


166. Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, West New Guinea, Vol. I, 4/16/61–4/30/61. Secret.


167. Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, West New Guinea, Vol. I, 4 /16/61–4/30/61. Secret. A copy was sent to Bundy. Komer wrote the following note on the source text: “WaltBob Johnson and I are on quite the same frequency.”


168. Memorandum From Acting Secretary of State Bowles to President Kennedy

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 798.11/4–2061. Secret. Drafted by Lindquist and cleared by Bell and Steeves. The original of this memorandum is in the Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, 4/24/61–4/25/61.


169. Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, Vol. I, 4/61. Secret.


170. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, President’s Office Files, Countries, Indonesia, Indonesia—Security, Sukarno Visit, 4/24—4/25/61. Secret.


171. Memorandum From the President’s Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow) to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Countries Series, Indonesia, Vol. I, 4/61. Secret.


172. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 611.98/4–2461. Secret. Drafted by Jones and approved in S on June 6. The meeting was held at the White House. According to the President’s Appointment Book, Sukarno arrived at the White House at 10:25 a.m. and the meeting lasted from 10:28 a.m. to noon. (Kennedy Library)