April 15, 1957
Record of Conversation between Polish Premier J. Cyrankiewicz and Chinese Leader Mao Zedong, 8 April 1957
Mao Zedong and Cyrankiewicz discuss industrial planning, international economic cooperation, and the economic situation in each of their respective countries.
May 25, 1957
Collection of Reports from Polish Military Attaches Around the World
Reports from Washington, Ottawa, Cairo, Berlin, Brussells, Rome, Stockholm, and Helsinki discussing events that occurred from January-May 1957. Most of the contents revolved around meetings with other foreign officials and actions of embassy's host country.
June 24, 1957
Minutes of the Meeting of the CPSU CC Plenum on the State of Soviet Foreign Policy
The Soviet leadership discusses the state of Soviet foreign policy after the Hungarian crisis and Khrushchev’s visit to the US. Molotov criticizes Khrushchev for recklessness in foreign policy direction. Soviet inroads in the Middle East and the Third World are analyzed. The effects of the crises in Eastern Europe are placed in the context of the struggle against US imperialism.
August 20, 1957
Radio Free Europe Broadcasting Policy for Poland
Policy guidelines for Radio Free Europe broadcasts to Poland as approved by the Committee on Radio Broadcasting Policy.
October 03, 1957
Notes on Conversation between Polish Defense Minister Spychalski and PRC Leader Mao Zedong
Mao Zedong discusses the history of the Chinese Communist Party, among other topics with Marian Spychalski.
January 30, 1958
Radio Free Europe Broadcasts to Poland Reappraised
Radio Free Europe, State Department, and CIA officials review Radio Free Europe broadcasts to Poland in response to State Department criticism
March 19, 1958
A Report from Comrade Sluczanski based on a Telegram from Comrade Siedlecki regarding the Agenda of the March Conference
Comrade Sluczanski outlines economic problems in North Korea and describes the state of the Korean Workers' Party, referencing the "August Group."
April 02, 1958
Record of Conversation between Polish Delegation and PRC Leader Mao Zedong, Wuhan
Chairman Mao and Comrade Jaroszewicz changed their views about the plan to catch up with western countries, the excessive population growth, the agriculture production.
May 09, 1958
Memorandum of Conversation with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PRC Zhang Wentian
Record of conversation between S.F. Antonov and Zhang Wentian, regarding Chinese plans to influence Japanese politics. Additionally, Zhang comments on the close relationship between Poland and Yugoslavia.
June 02, 1958
Voice of America and Radio Free Europe Polish Broadcasts Reviewed
Minutes of a Committee on Radio Broadcasting Policy meeting on April 17, 1958, focused on State Department criticisms of RFE broadcasts to Poland
June 27, 1958
Polish Special Report on German Military Reorganization
Chief of General Staff Gregorz Korczynski reports on the Bundestag's decision to allow the Bundeswehr to acquire atomic bombs and missiles and describes the appropriate next steps to take.
February 19, 1959
Ambassador Beam’s Critique of Radio Free Europe
Ambassador Jacob Beam forwards to Washington in Warsaw Embassy Dispatch no. 301 his critique of RFE Polish broadcasts as incompatible with US policy goals in Poland. In an attached undated and incomplete memorandum, International Organization Division dissents from the State Department criticism
March 18, 1959
CIA Rejects Ambassador Beam’s Critique of Radio Free Europe
Cord Meyer notes weaknesses in some RFE Polish broadcasts but rejects Ambassador Beam’s negative assessment provided in Warsaw Embassy Dispatch no. 301
April 02, 1959
Review of Radio Free Europe Polish Broadcasts
Cord Meyer recounts conclusions of the June 2, 1958, session of the Committee on Radio Broadcasting Policy.
April 28, 1959
CIA-State Department Differences on Radio Free Europe Polish Broadcasts
Cord Meyer records sharply different views of the utility of RFE Polish broadcasts aired by State and CIA officials in a meeting with Assistant Secretary of State Foy Kohler on April 23, 1959
August 03, 1959
Gomulka Complains to Nixon about Radio Free Europe
Polish Communist chief Wladyslaw Gomulka complains to Vice President Nixon that RFE “simply piles abuse on everything and everyone in Poland.”
September 15, 1959
CIA-State 'Summit' on Radio Free Europe Polish Broadcasts
Allen Dulles records his discussion that day with Undersecretary of State Douglas Dillon and Ambassador Jacob Beam, who were critical of RFE Polish broadcasts
October 14, 1959
Record of Conversation between Polish Delegation and PRC Leader Mao Zedong, Beijing
Mao Zedong briefs Aleksander Zawadzki on China's socialist transformation.
May 12, 1960
Top Secret Bulgarian Politburo Resolution on Arms Delivery to Africa and Asia
This document includes a memorandum from the Chairman of the State Planning Commission who recommends exporting excess military production to countries in Africa and Asia. In an attached table the production capacities of the Bulgarian military-industrial complex are shown.
June 21, 1960
Polish Diplomat's Notes on Situation in the Far East
A review of South Korea's 1961 April Revolution.