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131. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 1–2/77. Secret. A stamped notation reads: “The President has seen.” Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote at the top of the first page: “cc Vance.”


132. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 1–2/77. No classification marking. Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote at the top of the first page: “To Cy.”


133. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Zambia

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 88, Zambia: 1/77–5/78. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Drafted by Wisner; cleared by Schaufele and Habib and in S/S; approved by Vance.


134. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 1–2/77. Secret.


135. Telegram From the Embassy in the United Kingdom to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 76, United Kingdom: 1–3/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


136. Telegram From the Embassy in the United Kingdom to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 76, United Kingdom: 1–3/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


137. Central Intelligence Agency Information Cable

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 65, Sunday’s Developments: 2/77. Secret; Priority; [handling restriction not declassified]. Sent to the Department of State and [distribution not declassified]. The cable was sent to Brzezinski under a February 6 covering memorandum from Deputy Director of Central Intelligence, E. Henry Knoche.


138. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State—1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Box 10, Vance EXDIS MemCons, 1977. Secret; Exdis. Drafted on February 9 by Davidow; cleared by Edmondson; approved on February 23 by Twaddell. The meeting took place in the Secretary’s office.


139. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Official Working Papers of S/P Director Anthony Lake, 1977–January 1981, Lot 82D298, Box 16, Rhodesia/Southern Africa ’77–’78. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote at the top of the page: “To Cy.”


140. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 1–2/77. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote: “To Cy, good!”


141. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 76, United Kingdom: 1–3/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Drafted by Wisner; cleared by Seelye and Tarnoff and in S/S; approved by Vance. Sent for information Immediate to Cape Town.


142. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 1–2/77. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote at the top of the page: “Cy.”


143. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 1–2/77. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum and wrote at the top of the page: “To Cy.”


144. Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence Turner to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 88, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia): 1–6/77. Secret.


145. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State—1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Box 10, Vance EXDIS MemCons, 1977. Secret. Drafted by Raymond G. H. Seitz and approved on April 26 by Twaddell. The meeting took place in the morning in the Foreign Office. Vance was in London to brief Callaghan on meetings with Soviet leaders.


146. Memorandum From Acting Secretary of State Christopher to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 4/77. Secret. Carter wrote in the left-hand margin on the first page: “I don’t yet know what we want. We’re floundering still.”


147. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the United Kingdom

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770123–0948. Secret; Immediate. Drafted by Donald K. Petterson (AF/S); cleared by Schaufele and Habib and in S/S; approved by Vance.


148. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Plains File, Subject File, Box 37, State Department Evening Reports, 4/77. Secret. Carter initialed the memorandum.


149. Report Prepared by the Interagency Group on Rhodesia

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, Box 3, PD–05 [2]. Secret. This study was prepared in response to Presidential Directive NSC–5 (see Document 268). Tarnoff submitted the report to Brzezinski under an April 16 covering memorandum. The Departments of State, Commerce, Justice, and the Treasury participated in the preparation of this report.


150. Telegram From Secretary of State Vance to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P840081–2099. Secret; Cherokee; Niact Immediate; Nodis. Vance was in London to attend the G–7 Economic Summit.


151. Telegram From Secretary of State Vance to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P840081–2111. Secret; Cherokee; Immediate; Nodis.


152. Telegram From the Department of State to the Consulate in Cape Town

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770166–0250. Confidential; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Cleared in S/S; approved by Seelye. The text of this telegram was transmitted to Washington in Secto 4011 from London, May 8. (National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P840076–1263)


153. Telegram From the Embassy in Cape Town to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770164–1166. Secret; Niact Immediate; Exdis. The primary location of the U.S. Embassy was in Pretoria, where the majority of the executive branch of the South African Government was located. The Chief of Mission and members of the Country Team relocated to Cape Town when the South African Parliament was in session. When Parliament was not in session the Embassy in Cape Town reverted to Consulate status.


154. Telegram From the Department of State to the Consulate in Cape Town

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770172–0273. Confidential; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Drafted by Dennis W. Keough (AF/S); cleared by Schaufele and Brzezinski and in S/S; approved by Christopher. Sent for information Immediate to Lusaka, London, Nairobi, Lisbon, the Secretary’s delegation, the Secretary’s aircraft, and the White House.


155. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Zambia

Source: Carter Library National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 22, Zambia: President Kenneth D. Kaunda, 1–12/77. Secret; Sensitive; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Immediate to London, Cape Town, Nairobi, Lisbon, the Secretary’s delegation, the Secretary’s aircraft, and the White House. Printed from a copy that was received in the White House Situation Room. Drafted by Edmondson; cleared by Brzezinski and Schaufele and in S/S; approved by Christopher. (National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770172–0274)


156. Telegram From the Embassy in South Africa to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770174–1087. Confidential; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Immediate to London, Lusaka, and Madrid. Sent for information to the White House.


157. Memorandum From Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (Schaufele) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 88, Zimbabwe (Rhodesia): 1–6/77. Secret.


158. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 69, South Africa: 5/77. Secret; Nodis. Drafted by Katzen on May 21. Mondale was in Vienna for meetings with leaders of the Austrian Government and Prime Minister Vorster. The meeting took place in the Hofburg conference room from 10:25 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


159. Telegram From the Embassy in the United Kingdom to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P840081–2515. Confidential; Immediate; Nodis.


160. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Office of the Secretariat Staff, Cyrus R. Vance, Secretary of State—1977–1980, Lot 84D241, Box 10, Vance NODIS MemCons, 1977. Secret; Nodis. Drafted on July 20 by Tarnoff and approved on August 4 by Jacklyn A. Cahill (S). The meeting took place in the OECD Building. Vance was in Paris to attend the OECD Ministerial meeting.