Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This folder contains a copy of National Security Action Memoranda number 61 (NSAM 61) titled, “An Effective Countertheme to ‘Peaceful Coexistence’,” to Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Director of the United States Information Agency (USIA) Edward R. Murrow from McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Also included in this folder are memoranda by Secretary Rusk, Director Murrow, and Special Assistant to the President Arthur Schlesinger, discussing the Soviet Union propaganda phrase “peaceful coexistence,” and offering proposed alternatives.