141. Letter From President Carter to Multiple Recipients1

To Cy, Harold, Zbig, Ham, Frank

In my calls & meetings with Senators I’ve found that we are being hurt by varying answers to canal maintenance and operations cost questions.

Please consult immediately & evolve a clear procedure for answering new questions and for giving to me & others existing and future information.

  1. Source: Carter Library, Office of the Chief of Staff, Hamilton Jordan’s Confidential Files, Box 36, Panama Canal Treaty 1978. No classification marking. Sent to Vance, Brown, Brzezinski, Jordan, and Moore.