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Papers 1950-1983. Educator, government official. Associate professor, Princeton University (1951-56); researcher, RAND Corporation (1956-61); member, Department of the Air Force Science Advisory Board (1961-63); consultant, Department of Defense (1961- ); professor of political science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1961-84). Speeches, no...
Papers 1961-1973. Papers (1961-1968) of Thomas Morris, management analyst, consultant, government official: Assistant Secretary of Defense (installations and logistics) (1961-1964, 1966-1968) and papers (1969-1973) of Barry Shillito, government official: Assistant Secretary of Defense (installations and logistics) (1969-1973). Agenda for discussio...
Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of incoming and outgoing cables, numerical files, and correspondence of Secretary Robert S. McNamara. Hard copy consists of Current News. RG330.
Anderson discusses the Cuban Missile Crisis, controversy over government contract for the TFK military airplane, conflicts between civilian and military personnel in Defense Department, and Robert S. McNamara and John F.Kennedy's decision not to reappoint Anderson.
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 the TFX (tactical fighter experimental) airplane, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, and testifying before Congress, among other issues.
Brown discusses the U.S. and Soviet Union’s nuclear testing, the debate within the Kennedy Administration over whether to have atmospheric or underground testing, and negotiations leading to the 1963 Partial Test Ban Treaty, 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.
Burke discusses his frustrations with the Kennedy administration, including Robert S. McNamara’s changes to the Department of Defense, the Bay of Pigs Invasion, general lack of respect for procedures and lessons from the past, and censoring of a speech that Burke was to give in January 1961, among other issues.
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