Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder is part of a report (also known as the Taylor-Rostow Report) for Walt Rostow, Deputy Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, from Military Representative to the President General Maxwell Taylor. Materials consist of a series of memoranda to General Taylor from Brigadier General Edward Lansdale regarding the conflict between South Vietnam (officially known as the Republic of Vietnam) and North Vietnam (officially known as the Democratic Republic of Vietnam) including the usage of unconventional warfare, covert intelligence, clandestine operations, and the general sentiment towards President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam.