Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
This folder contains correspondence between the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, and Henry A. Kissinger, Director of the Harvard Defense Studies Program. Materials consist of Kissinger's notes and commentary on a conversation with Franz Josef Strauss, Minister of Defense in West Germany (Federal Republic), and several other West German generals and officials. Topics include United States defense policy, nuclear weapons buildup, warfare, and the situation in Berlin.