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Nuclear testing, 1962-1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-104-008
    Title:
    Nuclear testing, 1962-1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    15 January 1962-8 March 1963
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning efforts to negotiate the use and testing of nuclear weapons. Materials in this folder include a seismic map of the United States and Soviet Union, a statement on radioactive iodine from nuclear fallout, summaries of meetings with national security advisors, briefing information on atomic energy for President Kennedy, a press release regarding California Senator Richard Richards' opposition to the President's position on atmospheric nuclear weapons testing, and memoranda from Ambassador to the United Nations Adlai Stevenson, Special Assistant to the President for National Security McGeorge Bundy, and Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology Jerome B. Wiesner regarding specific treaty options, negotiations with Soviet representatives, and the resumption of nuclear testing. Of note are several items with handwritten notations by the President.
    Extent:
    71 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Nuclear testing, 1962-1963
    Place(s):
    Soviet Union
    Physical Description:
    71 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
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