33. Note From President Carter to Vice President Mondale, Secretary of State Vance, Attorney General Bell, the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski), Director of Central Intelligence Turner, and the White House Counsel (Lipshutz)1

To Mondale, Vance, Bell, Brzezinski, Turner, Lipshutz

Please arrange a two-to-three hour meeting early next week to give me a recommendation on overall policy and individual cases concerning intelligence and national security.

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The Vice President should preside.2

Subsequently I will meet with appropriate Congressional leaders.

J. Carter
  1. Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Agency File, Box 16, State Department (State), 1–3/77. Confidential. The note is handwritten.
  2. A record of discussion summarizing the conclusions of this March 8 meeting is in Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 12: PRM 11—Intelligence Structure and Mission (Folder 1).