Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains material collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Office of Emergency Planning (OEP). Topics include proposed stockpile legislation, the barter program, a meeting of the Civil Defense Advisory Council, and the need for greater OEP appropriations for personnel. Also included in this folder is a letter from OEP Director Edward A. McDermott to Senator Harry F. Byrd in response to Byrd's press release titled, "The Federal Budget Could and Should be Cut."