November 21, 1961
MEMORANDUM OF CONVERSATION, PRIVATE CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT AND CHANCELLOR ADENAUER, 'GERMANY'
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get citationThe ongoing crisis over West Berlin brought Adenauer to Washington for talks on strategy, diplomacy, and contingency planning. During this discussion, Kennedy wanted to determine where the Chancellor stood on the nuclear questions, specifically whether his government would continue to observe the 1954 declaration renouncing the production of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons."Memorandum of Conversation, Private Conversations Between the President and Chancellor Adenauer, 'Germany'," November 21, 1961, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, NARA, RG 59, Conference Files, 1949-1972, box 268, CF 1993 Adenauer Visit Washington, 11/20-22/1961 Briefing Book and Misc (Folder 1 of 2); edited version published in excised form in U.S. Department of State, Foreign Relations of the United States, Volume XIV, Berlin Crisis, 1961–1962 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1993), document 219. Contributed to NPIHP by Bill Burr. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/177747