Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Sound recording of a meeting held on September 11, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and his economic advisors to discuss various economic issues concerning the balance of payments, such as trade, tariffs, export-import, exchange control, and taxes. Participants include President Kennedy, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Secretary of the Treasury C. Douglas Dillon, Under Secretary of the Treasury Robert V. Roosa, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) David Bell, Director of the Bureau of the Budget Kermit Gordon, Under Secretary of State George Ball, Professor and member of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) James Tobin, Chairman of the CEA Walter Heller, Special Representative for Trade Negotiations Christian Herter, economist and Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith, and G. Griffith Johnson. Much of the long discussion consists of exchanges between Ambassador Galbraith and Secretary Dillon. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 110, which contains additional sound recording(s) following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 110 in its entirety.