145. Memorandum from Alexander Haig of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kissinger)1 2

You should know that Pat Moynihan feels strongly that we should set up a project group here in the White House to handle this problem. I have held him off pointing out that State and Justice are to have their proposals to us by the 15th of October. However you may want to call Moynihan personally since he feels so strongly about this project and might believe that you are slighting it.

  1. Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 357, Subject Files, Narcotics I. No classification marking. Kissinger wrote the following note on the memorandum: “Where do we stand? If no action, let’s take it over.”
  2. Haig informed Kissinger that President’s Assistant for Urban Affairs Moynihan wanted to set up a special project group in the White House to deal with international heroin trafficking.