Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This file contains a copy of National Security Action Memoranda number 207 (NSAM 207) titled, "Assignment of Highest National Priority to Project CENTAUR," to Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Secretary of Commerce Luther H. Hodges, Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) James E. Webb, Director of the Bureau of the Budget David Bell, and Director of the Office of Emergency Planning (OEP) Edward McDermott from McGeorge Bundy, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. Of note is a letter to President John F. Kennedy from Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson regarding Project CENTAUR.