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3. Memorandum Prepared for the Special Group


5. Letter From Secretary of Defense McNamara to Secretary of State Rusk

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, DEF 19–3 US–JAPAN. Secret.


6. Letter From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to Secretary of State Rusk

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, DEF 19–3 US–JAPAN. Secret.


8. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (Smith) to President Johnson

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Japan, Vol. I. No classification marking. The memorandum indicates the President saw it.


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

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL JAPAN–US. Secret; Nodis. An attached note from Read states that the telegram was distributed only to Rusk.


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

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL JAPAN–US. Secret; Nodis. Drafted by Rusk, cleared by Green and Read, and approved by Rusk.


12. Letter From the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to the Ambassador to Japan (Reischauer)

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 19 RYU IS. Secret; Eyes Only.


13. Memorandum for the Record

Source: National Defense University, Taylor Papers, Box 25, Chairman's Staff Group, May 1964. Secret; Eyes Only. Prepared by William Y. Smith.


14. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 19 RYU IS. Confidential. Drafted by Petree and approved by G on June 16.


15. Department of State Policy Paper

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 1 JAPAN–US. Secret. Prepared as a Basic National Security Policy Task by the Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs; approved by the Embassy in Japan and the Secretary of State.


16. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD/OASD/ISA Files: FRC 68 A 306, 333 Japan. Confidential. Prepared by Boynes and approved by Solbert on July 11. The meeting was held in McNamara's office at the Pentagon.


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

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL 19 RYU IS. Secret; Exclusive Distribution; No Distribution Outside Department.


18. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Johnson

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Country File, Japan, Vol. II. Confidential.


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

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, DEF 7 JAPAN–US. Confidential. Repeated to CINCPAC for Polad and COMUSJAPAN.


20. Letter From the Ambassador to Japan (Reischauer) to the Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs (Bundy)

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, DEF 7 JAPAN–US. Confidential; Official–Informal. A notation on the letter indicates Bundy saw it.


21. Memorandum for the Record


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

Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Central Files 1964–66, POL JAPAN–US. Confidential. After reviewing this telegram, and at the suggestion of William Bundy, Rusk sent it to pertinent Cabinet members and relevant government officials with the suggestion that solutions to problems concerning Japan be carefully coordinated “to avoid jeopardizing our major objectives.” The Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs would concentrate on the coordination effort. Letters from Rusk to Wirtz, Hodges, Dillon, Udall, Freeman, Herter, Heller, and Bell, September 2, attached to a memo from Bundy to Rusk, August 28, are ibid.


23. Memorandum From James C. Thomson, Jr., of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Source: Johnson Library, National Security Files, Files of Robert Komer, Japan, January 1964 to March 1966. Secret. Also sent to Komer.


29. Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to President Johnson

Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, International Meetings and Travel File, Dillon—Japan Trip. Secret.


30. Letter From the Director of Central Intelligence (McCone) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Source: Johnson Library, National Security Files, Subject File, Nuclear-Testing— China. The letter has no classification markings; the attachment is Secret, Eyes Only.