Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This file contains copies of National Security Action Memoranda number 116 (NSAM 116) titled, “Instructions from President as a result of November 30 meeting re: atmospheric testing,” to Glenn T. Seaborg, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC); Secretary of State Dean Rusk; Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara; and Jerome B. Wiesner, Special Assistant to the President on Science and Technology, from McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Also included are copies of a report titled, “A Program to Explain U.S. Position on Testing in the Atmosphere,” by a sub-committee of the National Security Council Committee on Atmospheric Testing Policy, chaired by Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA) William C. Foster.