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217. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770066–1854. Confidential. Drafted by de Santillana; cleared by Todman and Lister. The meeting was held in Todman’s office.


218. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770217–0098. Confidential; Immediate; Exdis. Repeated for information to the U.S. Delegation to the OAS General Assembly meeting in Grenada.


219. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P770168–1185. Confidential. The meeting was held in the White House. President Carter’s talking points for this meeting stressed the importance of the 1978 elections and the International Sugar Agreement. (Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Latin America: Bilateral Meetings Background Material, 9/77)


220. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D770390–0384. Confidential. Repeated for information to Port au Prince.


221. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780073–1104. Confidential.


222. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780156–0234. Secret.


223. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Dominican Republic

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780163–0182. Confidential; Limdis. Drafted by de Santillana; cleared by Shelton, Hewitt, and Schneider; approved by Bushnell.


224. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780205–1236. Secret.


225. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Dominican Republic

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780205–1106. Secret; Niact Immediate; Exdis. Drafted by de Santillana; cleared by Griffith, Shelton, and in S/S–O; approved by Todman.


226. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Dominican Republic

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, P850004–1734. Secret; Flash; Nodis. Drafted by Oxman; cleared by Tarnoff; approved by Vance.


227. Backchannel Message From the White House Situation Room to the Embassy in Panama

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 8, Folder: Backchannel Messages: Latin America: 6/77–12/78. Confidential; Sensitive; Immediate.


228. Backchannel Message From the White House Situation Room to the Embassy in Panama

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 8, Folder: Backchannel Messages: Latin America: 6/77–12/78. Confidential; Sensitive; Immediate.


229. Morning Reading Item for President Carter Prepared in the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 17, Dominican Republic, 1/77–1/81. Confidential. Carter wrote at the top of the first page, “To Cy, We must support actual decision of voters—Be forceful & public.” The Reading Item was returned to Vance on May 18, under a covering memorandum from Aaron who wrote, “The President has returned the attached State Department Situation Report on the Dominican elections with a note for your further action.”


230. Memorandum From the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Aaron) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Country File, Box 17, Dominican Republic, 1/77–1/81. No classification marking. Sent for action.


231. Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 16, Folder: Dominican Republic, 9/77–6/78. Secret; Immediate; Wnintel; Noforn; Nocontract.


232. Letter From President Carter to Dominican President Balaguer

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders File, Box 5, Folder: Dominican Republic: President Joaquin Balaguer, 8/77–11/79. No classification marking.


233. Letter From President Carter to Dominican President-elect Guzman

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 16, Folder: Dominican Republic, 9/77–6/78. No classification marking.


234. Central Intelligence Agency Intelligence Information Cable

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Support Services (DI), Job 97S00360R: Intelligence Document Collection (1977–1981), Box 34, 3150802378–3150979978. Secret; Immediate; Wnintel; Noforn; Nocontract; Orcon.


235. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780262–0834. Confidential; Immediate; Limdis. Repeated for information to Caracas and Port au Prince.


236. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in the Dominican Republic

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D780304–0075. Secret; Immediate; Exdis. Drafted by de Santillana; cleared by Shelton, Griffith, Miller, and in S/S; approved by Vaky.


237. Telegram from the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders, Box 5, Folder: Dominican Republic: President Antonio Guzman, 5/78–6/80. Limited Official Use; Immediate.


238. Letter From President Carter to Dominican President-Elect Guzman

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, President’s Correspondence with Foreign Leaders, Box 5, Folder: Dominican Republic: President Antonio Guzman, 5/78–6/80. No classification marking.


239. Memorandum From Robert Pastor of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, North/South, Pastor, Country, Box 19, Folder: Dominican Republic, 8/78–11/80. Sent for action. Brzezinski wrote at the top of the page, “OBE though good memo.”


240. Telegram From the Embassy in the Dominican Republic to the Department of State

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central Foreign Policy File, D790457–0556. Confidential; Immediate. Repeated for information to Port au Prince, Bridgetown, Kingston, Port of Spain, Georgetown, and Nassau.