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    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/6/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection6 May 1964

    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.

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    Harold Brown Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 7/9/1964
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection9 July 1964

    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.

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    NATO: Weapons: Cables: Germany, March 1961-September 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files1 February 1961-3 October 1963, undated

    This folder contains memoranda, telegrams, and correspondence regarding the transmittal of information on nuclear warhead yields to the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany), atmospheric nuclear testing, and the proposed sale of Pershing and Sergeant missile systems to West Germany.

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