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USSR: General, August 1961

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-125a-002
    Title:
    USSR: General, August 1961
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1961: 3 August-18 October
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Soviet Union. Materials in this folder include telegrams regarding a possible peace treaty with Germany, a press release announcing the Soviet Union's decision to resume nuclear weapons testing, memoranda comparing economic growth in the United States and the Soviet Union, and a copy of a lecture concerning the spread of communism into Southeast Asia. This folder also contains materials concerning the Soviet "Five-Year Plan" and "Seven-Year Plan" for economic growth, including a summary of the program, a speech by Premier Nikita Khrushchev, and a draft of President Kennedy's response to Khrushchev's speech with handwritten notations by the President.
    Extent:
    73 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    09.
    Series Name:
    Countries.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Countries. USSR: General, August 1961
    Place(s):
    Soviet Union
    Physical Description:
    73 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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