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Brown discusses his job description; the factors that went into his, Robert S. McNamara’s, and John F. Kennedy’s decision making about whether or not a particular weapons system should be developed, and the Nike Zeus and Nike X missile systems, among other issues.
Brown discusses antiballistic missile programs, nuclear-armed aircraft, defense department appropriations, and radar systems, among other issues.
Brown discusses atmospheric nuclear testing by the U.S. and Soviet Union; overstatement of the nuclear threat from the Soviet Union during the Eisenhower administration, various missile systems; and the capabilities of the U.S.’ nuclear weapons, among other issues.
Brown discusses the cancellation of the Skybolt missile program and problems that caused with U.S.-British relations; multilateral military forces; struggles between the Air Force and National Aeronautics and Space Administration over control of the space program; and the lunar program, among other issues.
The interviewees discuss the history of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, including the development of policies and procedures for handling documents, the various locations the library was housed, and development of the oral history program.
Grewe discusses diplomatic service in Washington, among other issues.
This folder contains materials associated with John F. Kennedy's The Strategy of Peace, a compilation of speeches and statements concerning foreign policy by Senator Kennedy published during the 1960 Presidential campaign. Materials in this folder include an edited draft of a section concerning American Cold War diplomacy.
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