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1. Paper Prepared in the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, Viet Nam Normalization of Relations (SRV). Secret. Drafted by James D. Rosenthal (EA/VLC). The paper was prepared for Secretary Vance.


2. Memorandum From Michael Armacost of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Box 1, Armacost Chron File: 2/1–6/77. Secret. Sent for information.


3. Memorandum From Michael Armacost of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 85, Vietnam, 1/77–12/78. Confidential. Sent for information. Inderfurth and Denend initialed the top right-hand corner of the first page of the memorandum.


4. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in France

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850056–1992. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Drafted by James D. Rosenthal (EA/VLC); cleared by Holbrooke, Habib, Lake, and Leo J. Reddy (S/S); approved by Vance.


5. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassies in Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, France, and the United Kingdom

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P800033–1157. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Drafted by David C. Harr and James D. Rosenthal (EA/VLC); cleared by Holbrooke and Peter Bridges (S/S); and approved by Habib. Sent for information Immediate to Vientiane, Moscow, and Beijing.


6. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, Viet Nam—US Talks with VN, 1977. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


7. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, N770001–0780. Secret; Flash; Nodis.


8. Letter From the Presidential Commission on Americans Missing and Unaccounted For in Southeast Asia to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 56, Vietnam 1977. No classification marking. Carter initialed the top of the page. A stamped notation at the top of the page also indicates that Carter saw it. The members of the Commission (also known as the Woodcock Commission) were Leonard Woodcock, Michael Mansfield, Charles Yost, G.V. Montgomery, and Marian Wright Edelman.


9. Memorandum From Michael Armacost of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 85, Vietnam, 1/77–12/78. Top Secret. Sent for information. Brzezinski wrote, “Fine. ZB,” at the top of the first page.


10. Memorandum From Secretary of State Vance to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 85, Vietnam, 1/77–12/78. Secret; Nodis.


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

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, Box 17652, VN Talks—Telegrams, Reports. Secret; Flash; Nodis.


12. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, Box 17652, VN Talks—Telegrams, Reports. Confidential; Immediate; Nodis.


13. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, Box 17652, VN Talks—Telegrams, Reports. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


14. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850071–1788, N770003–0637. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


15. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850071–1773 and N770003–0643. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


16. Intelligence Memorandum Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 80T00071A: Production Case Files, Box 9, Folder 6: Human Rights Violations in Cambodia. Secret; [handling restriction not declassified]. Drafted in the Directorate of Intelligence.


17. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, Box 17652, Transcript: 1977–1978 Nguyen C. ThachRichard Holbrooke. Secret; Nodis. The meeting took place in the SRV Mission to the United Nations.


18. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 85, Vietnam, 1/77–12/78. Secret. Sent for action. A stamped notation on the first page reads, “The President has seen.”


19. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to Secretary of State Vance

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 85, Vietnam, 1/77–12/78. Secret.


20. Intelligence Assessment Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Transnational Issues, Job 79T01050A: Production Files, Box 7, Folder 5. Secret; [handling restriction not declassified]. Prepared in the National Foreign Assessment Center.


21. Paper Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Armacost Chron File, Far East, Box 6, 3/1–9/78. Secret; [handling restriction not declassified].


22. Memorandum From Michel Oksenberg of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 42, Kampuchea, 1/77–10/79. No classification marking. Sent for information. A copy was sent to Jessica Mathews. Oksenberg wrote at the top of the page, “Zbig—I hope you’ll read this memo when you’re in a reflective + quiet mood. I’d like you to ponder this memo before responding. Mike.”


23. Intelligence Memorandum Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 80T00634A: Production Case Files, Box 13, [unfoldered material]. Secret; [handling restriction not declassified]. Prepared in the National Foreign Assessment Center. A note on the first page indicates it was prepared by the East Asia-Pacific Division of the Office of Regional and Political Analysis.


24. Memorandum From the Special Representative for Economic Summits (Owen) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Office of the Staff Secretary, Presidential File, Handwriting File, Box 12, 5/25/78. Confidential. Sent for action. Carter initialed the top of the first page of the memorandum.


25. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Brzezinski Donated Material, Subject File, Box 41, Weekly Report (to the President), 61–71: (6/78–9/78). Secret. Carter initialed the top of the memorandum.


26. Memorandum From Michel Oksenberg of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Oksenberg Subject File, Box 32, Chron, 9/78. Confidential. Sent for information.


27. Memorandum From Michel Oksenberg of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 85, Vietnam, 1/77–12/78. Secret. Sent for action. Brzezinski wrote at the top of the first page, “DA [David Aaron], Ask State for eval[uation] or paper. ZB.” A handwritten notation at the top of the memorandum reads, “OBE.” Inderfurth also initialed the top right-hand corner of the memorandum.


28. Letter From Secretary of State Vance to Representative Clement J. Zablocki

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Policy and Planning Staff—Office of the Director: Records of Anthony Lake, 1977–January 1981, Lot 82D298, Box 3, TL, 9/16–30/78. No classification marking. Vance’s speech is printed in Department of State Bulletin, November 1978, pp. 45–54.


29. Report Prepared in the Bureau of Intelligence and Research

Source: Department of State, Intelligence Research Reports, 1953–1998, Lot 06D279, Reports No. 1057–1065, 1978. Secret; Noforn.


30. Telegram From the Embassy in Laos to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Miscellaneous Old Vietnam Political Records, 1968–1991, Lot 94D430, PREL United States—General (L), Permanent File. Confidential; Limdis. Sent for information to Canberra, Paris, Rome for FODAG, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, Moscow, and CINCPAC for POLAD.