25. Editorial Note
On April 16, 1964, the National Security Council met to discuss U.S.
trade relations with the Soviet Union and the East European Communist
countries. For text of the summary record of the meeting and McGeorge Bundy’s April 14 briefing
memorandum for the President, see
Foreign Relations, 1964–1968, volume IX,
Documents 153 and
For comprehensive documentation on East-West trade for 1964–1968,
including the report of the President’s Task Force on Foreign Economic
Policy and material on the report of the Special Committee on U.S. Trade
Relations with East European Countries and the Soviet Union, see
ibid., Documents 148–
196. The records of the Special
Committee on U.S. Trade Relations with East European Countries and the
Soviet Union, also known as the Miller Committee, are in the Johnson
Library, National Security File, Committee File, Boxes 16–25.