Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
Sound recording of a meeting about the United Kingdom held on October 24, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, member of the House of Commons of Great Britain George Brown, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations Lawrence F. O’Brien, and Press Secretary Pierre Salinger. Topics include Cuba, British Guiana, containment of the communist threat, Europe, France, and Great Britain's political parties, elections, and leaders. President John F. Kennedy takes a telephone call from President Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia. Only President Kennedy's side of the conversation can be heard. After the telephone call, topics of discussion include Italy, the economy, international credits, nuclear testing, elections in the United States, civil rights, former Secretary of War of Great Britain John Profumo, and Bobby Baker. One segment of the recording totaling 5 seconds has been removed in accordance with Section 3.4 (b) (1), (3) of Executive Order 13526. One segment of the recording totaling 1 minute and 57 seconds has been removed in accordance with the donor's deed of gift. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 117/A53, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding this one. See Related Records to access Tape 117/A53 in its entirety