Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder consists of correspondence between the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and individuals and organizations both known and unknown to the President. Materials are mainly expressions of and responses to public opinion. Of note is a draft of “Soviet Spy”, an article by John Steele about Bogdan Nikolayevich Stashinskiy, a Soviet intelligence agent who defected to the West; copies of correspondence with journalist Max Freedman concerning John Steinbeck's idea for making the Berlin Wall an object of derision, including a copy of Steinbeck's letter and a reply from President Kennedy; and a letter from Associate Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart.