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Nuclear weapons: Testing: USSR resumption, August 1961-July 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKNSF-302-001
    Title:
    Nuclear weapons: Testing: USSR resumption, August 1961-July 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    30 August 1961-21 July 1962, undated
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains memoranda, telegrams, and press releases concerning the Soviet Union’s resumption of atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, including the detonation of a 50 megaton bomb; and international reaction, primarily from Japan and France, to the tests. Also included in this folder are press releases and drafts of proposed statements by the United States and Great Britain to the Soviet Union regarding a nuclear test ban agreement.
    Extent:
    167 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    05.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files. Subjects. Nuclear weapons: Testing: USSR resumption, August 1961-July 1962
    Physical Description:
    167 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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