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291. Presidential Review Memorandum/NSC–14

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1980, Box 2, PRM/NSC 1–24 [1]. Secret.


292. Telegram From the Embassy in Malaysia to the Department of State

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–80–0017, 78, Philippines 323.3 (Jan–Jun) 1977. Confidential. Sent for information to Bangkok, Canberra, CINCPAC for POLAD, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Manila, Moscow, Beijing, Rangoon, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, and Wellington. A stamped notation on the first page indicates that the Secretary of Defense saw the telegram. Brown wrote at the top of the page, “Gene McA[uliffe], 2/9, This should be a significant input to the PRC on the Philippines. We should seek similar input from other US Ambassadors in SEA. HB.”


293. Study Prepared by the Interagency Group on Philippine Base Negotiations

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 35, PRM 14 [2]. Secret. Michael Hornblow, Acting Staff Secretary of the National Security Council, sent a copy of the study to Mondale, Vance, Brown, Blumenthal, Young, Lance, George Brown, and Turner under a March 8 memorandum. (Ibid.)


294. Interagency Intelligence Memorandum Prepared in the Central Intelligence Agency

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–80–0017, 78, Philippines 323.3 (Jan–Jun) 1977. Secret.


295. Letter From President Carter to Philippine President Marcos

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 16, Philippines: President Ferdinand E. Marcos, 4/77–4/80. No classification marking. Brzezinski sent a copy of the letter to Carter under a March 31 covering memorandum, recommending that Carter sign the letter “if you agree that a letter to Marcos is needed.” (Ibid.)


296. Record of a Policy Review Committee Meeting

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 39, Philippines, 1977. Top Secret. The meeting took place in the White House Situation Room. Carter wrote “C” at the top of the first page.


297. Memorandum From the Director of the Joint Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Hannifin) to Secretary of Defense Brown

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–80–0017, 78, Untitled. Secret. Copies were sent to the Directors of DCA, DIA, and NSA.


298. Memorandum From Secretary of Defense Brown to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 4, 8/26–31/77. Secret.


299. Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Tarnoff) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1980, Box 35, PRM–14 [1]. Secret.


300. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Indonesia, the White House, Department of Defense, and Commander in Chief, Pacific

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Cables File, Far East, Box 11, 9–11/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Printed from the copy received in the White House Situation Room.


301. Telegram From the Department of State to the White House and the Mission to the United Nations

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Cables File, Far East, Box 11, 9–11/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis. Printed from the copy received in the White House Situation Room.


302. Letter From Philippine President Marcos to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 16, Philippines: President Ferdinand E. Marcos, 4/77–4/80. No classification marking. The letter is handwritten. In a September 30 covering memorandum to Aaron, Armacost wrote, “This is a copy of the Marcos letter which Dick brought back with him. I thought you might find it amusing. Were it not for the fact that Marcos’ handwriting is superior, you might think Dick drafted the letter himself!” (Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron Files, Box 39, Philippines: 1977)


303. Letter From Philippine President Marcos to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 39, Philippines, 1977. No classification marking.


304. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Office of the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, 1976–1978, Lot 81D5, PCH Log, Sept. 17, 1977–October 31, 1977. Confidential; Exdis. Drafted by Kenneth Bleakley (EA/PHL); approved by Wisner (S/S) on October 11. The meeting took place at the UN Plaza in New York.


305. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 5, 10/1–14/77. Secret. The meeting took place in the Presidential Suite at the Plaza Hotel.


306. Letter From President Carter to Philippine President Marcos

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 39, Philippines: 1977. No classification marking.


307. Paper Prepared by the Interagency Group on Philippine Base Negotiations

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 5, 10/15–25/77. Secret; Sensitive.


308. Letter From President Carter to Philippine President Marcos

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Country Chron File, Box 39, Philippines: 1977. No classification marking.


309. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Philippines

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Global Issues, Mathews Subject File, Box 10, Human Rights: Philippines, 11/77–8/78. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Immediate to the White House for Brzezinski. A stamped notation at the top of the page reads, “LD [Leslie Denend] has seen.”


310. Memorandum From the Director of the Joint Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Hannifin) to Secretary of Defense Brown

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–80–0017, 78, [untitled]. Secret.


311. Telegram From the Department of State to the White House

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Cables File, Far East, Box 11, 12/77. Secret; Immediate; Nodis.


312. Memorandum From the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Gilligan) to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Far East, Armacost Chron File, Box 6, 2/13–22/78. Secret.


313. Summary of Conclusions of a Presidential Review Committee Meeting

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 68, PRC 056: Philippines Base Issues, 2/28/78. Secret. The meeting took place in the White House Situation Room. Carter initialed the top of the first page. No minutes of the meeting have been found.


314. 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 Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 35, PRM 14 [1]. Secret. Sent for information. Armacost did not initial the memorandum.


315. Telegram From the Embassy in the Philippines to the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Certain Military Commands

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–81–0202, 68, Philippines 323.3 1978. Secret; Immediate; Specat; Exdis. Also sent to CINCPAC, CINCPACAF, CINCPACFLT, 13th AF, and CINCPACREPPHIL.


316. Memorandum From Vice President Mondale to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 20, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: Background [2]. Confidential. Mondale did not initial the memorandum.


317. Letter From President Carter to Philippine President Marcos

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 20, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: Philippines (5/2/78–5/4/78)—President Carter’s Letter to President Marcos. No classification marking.


318. Telegram From the Embassy in the Philippines to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 21, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: Philippines—Diplomatic Trip Cables 4/28–6/2/78 [2]. Secret; Immediate; Exdis. Sent for information Immediate to Bangkok, SecDef, JCS, CINCPAC, CINCPACFLT, CINCPACAF, CINCPACREPPH, 13THAF, and Tokyo.


319. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 21, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: Philippines (5/2/78–5/4/78)—Meeting with Church and Opposition Leaders [2]. Confidential. Drafted by Stull on May 4; approved by Toussaint on May 8. The meeting took place at the Philippine Plaza Hotel.


320. Memorandum of Conversations

Source: Carter Library, Donated Historical Material, Mondale Papers, Overseas Assignments—Trip Files, 1977–1980, Box 21, VP’s Visit to the Pacific, 4/29/78–5/11/78: Philippines (5/2/78–5/4/78)—Meeting with Church and Opposition Leaders [2]. Confidential. Drafted by Toussaint.