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 Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). Materials concern the appointment of the President's Chief of Staff, including a transcript of a United States Senate briefing featuring Chairman of the JCS, General Lyman Lemnitzer, and Missouri Senator Stuart Symington; a summary of a meeting between the President, the JCS, and additional members of the military; and a draft statement by the President concerning his expectations of the JCS.