Historical Documents

Volumes

Browse by Administration

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1961–1963, Volume XXII, Northeast Asia

Korea


Document 201: Letter From Secretary of State Rusk to Secretary of Defense McNamara

Washington , March 2, 1961 .


Document 202: Report by Hugh D. Farley of the International Cooperation Administration to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , March 6, 1961 .


Document 203: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , March 15, 1961 .


Document 204: Memorandum From the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow) to President Kennedy

Washington , March 15, 1961 .


Document 205: Memorandum From the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (Ball) to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , March 20, 1961 .


Document 206: Special National Intelligence Estimate

Washington , March 21, 1961 .


Document 207: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , April 1, 1961, 5:03 p.m.


Document 208: Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , April 3, 1961 .


Document 209: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , April 5, 1961, 9:49 p.m.


Document 210: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , April 11, 1961, 8 p.m.


Document 211: Editorial Note


Document 212: Editorial Note


Document 213: Telegram From the Commander in Chief, U.S. Forces Korea (Magruder) to the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Seoul , May 16, 1961, 5:45 p.m.


Document 214: Telegram From the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Lemnitzer) to the Commander in Chief, U.S. Forces Korea (Magruder)

Washington , May 16, 1961, 11:20 a.m.


Document 215: Telegram From the Department of State to Secretary of State Rusk at Geneva

Washington , May 16, 1961, 7:52 p.m.


Document 216: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , May 16, 1961, 10:45 p.m.


Document 217: Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence Dulles to President Kennedy

Washington , May 16, 1961 .


Document 218: Telegram From the Commander in Chief, United Nations Command (Magruder) to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Lemnitzer)

Seoul , May 17, 1961, 11:40 a.m.


Document 219: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , May 17, 1961, 11:23 p.m.


Document 220: Memorandum From Acting Secretary of State Bowles to President Kennedy

Washington , May 18, 1961 .


Document 221: Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , May 23, 1961 .


Document 222: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , May 24, 1961, 9:13 p.m.


Document 223: Telegram From the Commander in Chief, United Nations Command (Magruder) to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Lemnitzer), in Paris

Seoul , May 25, 1961 .


Document 224: Special National Intelligence Estimate

Washington , May 31, 1961 .


Document 225: Memorandum by Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff

Washington , June 6, 1961 .


Document 226: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , June 12, 1961 .


Document 227: Memorandum by Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff

Washington , June 13, 1961 .


Document 228: Editorial Note


Document 229: Notes of the 485th Meeting of the National Security Council

Washington , June 13, 1961 .


Document 230: Record of National Security Council Action No. 2430

Washington , June 13, 1961 .


Document 231: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , June 13, 1961, 8 p.m.


Document 232: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , June 20, 1961 , 10:30-11:55 a.m.


Document 233: Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , June 28, 1961 .


Document 234: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , July 7, 1961 , 2:30-3 p.m.


Document 235: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , July 9, 1961, 4 p.m.


Document 236: Special National Intelligence Estimate

Washington , July 18, 1961 .


Document 237: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , July 20, 1961, 9:35 p.m.


Document 238: Letter From Secretary of State Rusk to the Ambassador to Korea (Berger)

Washington , August 1, 1961 .


Document 239: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , August 5, 1961, 5:53 p.m.


Document 240: Memorandum From Robert H. Johnson of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Rostow)

Washington , August 9, 1961 .


Document 241: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , August 11, 1961 .


Document 242: Progress Report

Washington , August 24, 1961 .


Document 243: National Intelligence Estimate

Washington , September 7, 1961 .


Document 244: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , October 28, 1961, 6 p.m.


Document 245: Memorandum of Conversation

Seoul , November 5, 1961, 9:30 a.m.


Document 246: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , November 14, 1961, 10 a.m.


Document 247: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , November 14, 1961 , 3:30-4:50 p.m.


Document 248: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , November 16, 1961 .


Document 249: Letter From the Ambassador to Korea (Berger) to Secretary of State Rusk

Seoul , December 15, 1961 .


Document 250: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , December 20, 1961 .


Document 251: Editorial Note


Document 252: Telegram From the Embassy in Japan to the Department of State

Tokyo , March 18, 1962, 10 p.m.


Document 253: Special National Intelligence Estimate

Washington , April 4, 1962 .


Document 254: Memorandum From the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Secretary of Defense McNamara

Washington , April 10, 1962 .


Document 255: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , April 23, 1962 .


Document 256: National Security Action Memorandum No. 151

Washington , April 24, 1962 .


Document 257: Memorandum From Harold H. Saunders of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , April 25, 1962 .


Document 258: Letter From Secretary of Defense McNamara to the Administrator of the Agency for International Development (Hamilton)

Washington , April 27, 1962 .


Document 259: Memorandum for the Record

Washington , May 4, 1962 .


Document 260: Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Washington , May 17, 1962 .


Document 261: Memorandum Prepared in the Department of State

Washington , May 17, 1962 .


Document 262: Memorandum From the Executive Secretary of the Department of State (Brubeck) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , June 11, 1962 .


Document 263: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , June 11, 1962 .


Document 264: Memorandum of Discussion at a Department of State-Joint Chiefs of Staff Meeting

Washington , June 15, 1962, 11:30 a.m.


Document 265: Memorandum From the President's Military Representative (Taylor) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , June 18, 1962 .


Document 266: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to President Kennedy

Washington , June 20, 1962 .


Document 267: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Japan

Washington , July 13, 1962, 8:30 p.m.


Document 268: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , July 23, 1962, 5 p.m.


Document 269: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , July 24, 1962 .


Document 270: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to Secretary of State Rusk

Washington , July 26, 1962 .


Document 271: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , July 27, 1962, 6 p.m.


Document 272: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , August 5, 1962, 12:38 p.m.


Document 273: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , August 17, 1962 .


Document 274: Letter From the Deputy Secretary of Defense (Gilpatric) to Secretary of State Rusk

Washington , August 28, 1962 .


Document 275: Special National Intelligence Estimate

Washington , September 7, 1962 .


Document 276: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to Secretary of State Rusk

Washington , September 15, 1962 .


Document 277: Paper Prepared by the President's Military Representative (Taylor)

September 20, 1962 .


Document 278: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , September 24, 1962 .


Document 279: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kaysen)

Washington , September 26, 1962 .


Document 280: Memorandum of Conversation Between the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kaysen) and the Korean Ambassador (Il Kwon Chung)

Washington , October 9, 1962 .


Document 281: Memorandum of Conversation Between President Kennedy and the Korean Ambassador (Il Kwon Chung)

Washington , October 9, 1962, 10:30 a.m.


Document 282: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , October 29, 1962, 4 p.m.


Document 283: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , October 29, 1962 .


Document 284: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , October 17, 1962 .


Document 285: Airgram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , December 7, 1962 .


Document 286: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , January 24, 1963, 6:10 p.m.


Document 287: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , January 26, 1963, 2:03 p.m.


Document 288: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to the Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs (Harriman)

Washington , February 12, 1963 .


Document 289: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , February 13, 1963, 6 p.m.


Document 290: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , February 14, 1963, 3:25 p.m.


Document 291: Memorandum From the Director of Intelligence and Research (Hilsman) to Secretary of State Rusk

Washington , February 18, 1963 .


Document 292: Editorial Note


Document 293: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Washington , March 14, 1963, 10 p.m.


Document 294: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , March 16, 1963, 5:58 p.m.


Document 295: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , March 17, 1963 .


Document 296: Memorandum for the Record

Washington , March 21, 1963 .


Document 297: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , March 28, 1963, 7:33 p.m.


Document 298: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , March 28, 1963 .


Document 299: Memorandum for the Record

Washington , March 29, 1963 .


Document 300: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , April 8, 1963, 6:57 p.m.


Document 301: Memorandum From the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Secretary of Defense McNamara

Washington , April 20, 1963 .


Document 302: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , April 29, 1963, 6 p.m.


Document 303: Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (Nitze) to Secretary of Defense McNamara

Washington , May 11, 1963 .


Document 304: Letter From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Taylor)

Washington , May 28, 1963 .


Document 305: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to President Kennedy

Washington , May 31, 1963 .


Document 306: Memorandum From Robert W. Komer of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , May 31, 1963 .


Document 307: Memorandum From Secretary of Defense McNamara to President Kennedy

Washington , June 4, 1963 .


Document 308: Memorandum From Colonel Lawrence J. Legere of the White House Staff to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Taylor)

Washington , June 11, 1963 .


Document 309: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , June 17, 1963 .


Document 310: Memorandum From Michael V. Forrestal of the National Security Council Staff to President Kennedy

Washington , July 3, 1963 .


Document 311: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , July 15, 1963, 9 p.m.


Document 312: Editorial Note


Document 313: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , September 2, 1963, 2 p.m.


Document 314: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , October 9, 1963, noon .


Document 315: Telegram From the Embassy in Korea to the Department of State

Seoul , October 16, 1963, 1 a.m.


Document 316: Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Korea

Washington , October 22, 1963, 2:17 p.m.


Document 317: Editorial Note


Document 318: Memorandum of Conversation

Washington , November 25, 1963 .


Document 319: Memorandum From the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson) to the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy)

Washington , December 18, 1963 .


Document 320: Memorandum From the President's Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Bundy) to the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Johnson)

Washington , December 20, 1963 .