147. Memorandum from Secretary of State Rogers to President Nixon1 2


Narcotics-As Alex Johnson reported to the Inter-Agency Meeting held by Henry Kissinger at the White House this morning, I have appointed Harry Schwartz, a senior officer in the Department, as my Special Assistant for Narcotics Matters, in order to ensure that the Department acts effectively in coordinating and carrying out your desire for a maximum effort to get the matter of illegal narcotics imports under better control.

William P. Rogers
  1. Source: National Archives, RG 59, President’s Evening Reading: Lot File 74 D 164. Secret.
  2. Rogers reported that he had appointed Harry Schwartz as his Special Assistant for Narcotics Matters.