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, with and concerning United States Ambassador at Large and Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs W. Averell Harriman. Materials mainly consist of Harriman's views and advice on foreign affairs and policy, and letters of a personal nature. Topics include United States relations with Southeast Asia and nuclear proliferation. Of note are items relating to Harriman's visit to Moscow in April 1963. These items include a memorandum detailing Harriman's conversation with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev concerning the situation in Laos, United States-Soviet relations, the situation in Cuba, the situation in Germany, and the nuclear test ban agreement; a memorandum detailing Harriman's conversation with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko concerning Laos; and a memorandum detailing Harriman's conversation with British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan concerning Harriman's conversations with Khrushchev and Gromyko.