Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Soviet Union. Materials in this folder include telegrams regarding a possible peace treaty with Germany, a press release announcing the Soviet Union's decision to resume nuclear weapons testing, memoranda comparing economic growth in the United States and the Soviet Union, and a copy of a lecture concerning the spread of communism into Southeast Asia. This folder also contains materials concerning the Soviet "Five-Year Plan" and "Seven-Year Plan" for economic growth, including a summary of the program, a speech by Premier Nikita Khrushchev, and a draft of President Kennedy's response to Khrushchev's speech with handwritten notations by the President.