52. Memorandum From the President’s Special Assistant (Rostow) to President Johnson1
Washington, May 24, 1967, 8:45 a.m.
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As Tommy Thompson points out in the third attachment,2 “the key question is which of the two aspects of the Soviet public statement they are emphasizing in private.” If private counsel from Moscow remains moderate, there is scope for diplomacy here.