Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder contains cable telegrams from Adlai Stevenson, United States Ambassador to the United Nations (UN); Dean Rusk, Secretary of State; Charles W. Yost, Deputy US Ambassador to the UN; and other officials concerning activities, operations, and issues of the UN. Topics include proposals for denuclearized zones in Indonesia, Africa, and Brazil; colonialism and Portuguese territories in Africa; the appointment of U Thant as UN Secretary-General; the Committee of 17 (also known as the Committee of 24 and the Special Committee on Decolonization); and financing for the UN.