Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder consists of correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and journalist and Kennedy friend Joseph W. Alsop. Materials mainly represent Alsop's views and advice on political and foreign affairs and personal matters. Topics include reaction to Alsop's newspaper columns, the Defense and State Department's news control directive, and the potential departure of Roswell Gilpatric, Deputy Secretary of Defense. A letter to First lady Jacqueline Kennedy is also included.