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  • March 09, 1955

    Materials from the Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League Conference, Manila

    Speeches, meeting minutes, and other materials from the Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League Conference held in Manila in March 1955.

  • March 09, 1955

    Cable from Huang Zhen, 'Report regarding Asian-African Conference Issues'

    The telegram covers the rules of procedure on the Asian-African Conference and some logistic issues and receptions of the Conference.

  • March 11, 1955

    Letter, Lieutenant General C. B. Ferenbaugh to President Rhee

    The United States has created a policy to aid the Republic of Korea by 1) strengthening the military establishment and, 2) helping stabilize her economy. Military aid would take the form of 720 thousand troops distributed amongst the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and the Air Force.

  • March 12, 1955

    Letter, Anup Singh, Indian Preparatory Committee for the Conference of Asian Countries, to President Syngman Rhee

    Anup Singh invites South Korea to attend the Conference of Asian Countries in New Delhi, even though a delegate of North Korea will also be in attendance.

  • March 12, 1955

    From the Journal of Ambassador Pavel Yudin: Record of Conversation with Mao Zedong on 8 March 1955

    A conversation between Soviet Ambassador to China Pavel Yudin and Mao Zedong. Topics of discussion included the writing of an article for Pravda regarding Lenin's influence of the Chinese Revolution, the Gao Gang Affair, and the recent break between Josip Tito's Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union.

  • March 12, 1955

    Report from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade, 'Scheme for Our Participation in the Trade Activities of the Asian-African Conference (Revised Draft) (Preliminary Paper)'

    The Department of International Trade estimated that the Asian-African Conference would be a good occasion to strengthen economic and trade relations with the participating countries. The Department of International Trade therefore made the recommendations to befriend with these former colonies for developing strong economic and political relations. This is the modified version of the draft plan that was issued earlier.

  • March 12, 1955

    Resolution of the 1st Meeting of the KWP CC Presidium of 1-2 February 1955

    The Korean Worker's Party Central Committee identifies the causes of the shortcomings in grain purchase work and decrees new methods and solutions to overcome these problems.

  • March 14, 1955

    Letter, Syngman Rhee to General Maxwell D. Taylor

    Congratulations on Taylor's promotion.

  • March 14, 1955

    Letter, C. J. Yu to General C. B. Ferenbaugh

    Syngman Rhee accepts an invitation to dinner at the Eighth army Mess.

  • March 15, 1955

    Cable from Yao Zhongming, 'On the Premier Passing through Burma while Participating in the Asian-African Conference'

    The Chinese ambassador to Burma reported to the Chinese Foreign Ministry about the estimated itinerary and security conditions in Burma for Zhou Enlai’s visit.

  • March 16, 1955

    Record of 'A Chat with K. M. Panikkar at the Quai D’Orsay'

    A representative of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports on his conversation with former Indian Ambassador K.M. Panikkar. Panikkar avowed that the Indian government firmly believes that Germany will eventually reunify, while it increasingly fears that Germany will unify by means of war, which would threaten India's own future development. Panikkar suggests that Nehru may discuss this issue in his upcoming meeting with Khrushchev.

  • March 19, 1955

    Telegram to V. M. Molotov on Report of the Agency France Press

    Telegram from V. Kuznetsov about the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Piné's statement that a conference of the three powers has been called to discuss problems of Indo-China and implementation of Geneva accords. The telegram concludes that a meeting is needed with Piné to demonstrate that the Soviet Union is firmly monitoring any Geneva accord violations.

  • March 19, 1955

    Report from the Premier's Office, 'Work Situation of the Preparations for China's Participation in the Asian-African Conference'

    The daily meeting regarding the preparation for the Asian-African Conference decided the number of the Chinese delegation and press, the necessary documents, and the itinerary to Indonesia and logistic issues.

  • March 20, 1955

    Cable from Huang Zhen and Peng Di, 'Regarding Journalists of the Jiang Clique Applying to Report on the Afro-Asian Conference'

    Telegram inquiring the Chinese Foreign Ministry about how to react on journalists from Taiwan registered for reporting the Asian-African Conference. The Foreign Ministry responded that the Chinese embassy in Indonesia should only inform the Asian-African Conference Secretariat to pay attention to the journalist from the Central News Agency of Taiwan.

  • March 21, 1955

    Letter, Young P. Lee to Major General D.A.D. Ogden

    Chairman of the Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League Central Liaison Office Young P. Lee thanks General Ogden for supporting the anti-communist struggle in the Ryukyu Islands.

  • March 22, 1955

    Letter, Harold Lady to Syngman Rhee

    Harold Lady explains his associations with the American World Trade Corporation.

  • March 22, 1955

    Letter, Harold Lady to Syngman Rhee

    An agreement has been reached for an oil storage contract between Korea, the United States and Kosco.

  • March 23, 1955

    Cable from Huang Zhen, 'It Would Be Best if the Delegation Attending the Asian-African Conference has a Muslim Member'

    Huang Zhang suggests having at least one Muslim in the members of Chinese delegation to the Asian-African Conference due to that many participating countries are Islamic countries.

  • March 23, 1955

    Letter, Songin Nam to Mr. Pak

    Songin Nam reports on various activities by the Eighth United States Army.

  • March 23, 1955

    Polish Interior Ministry Report on Intercepted Letters Sent to Radio Free Europe Cover Addresses

    This document is an early reflection of concern with RFE’s impact in Poland. Particular attention is given to the broadcasts of Jószef Światło, the senior Interior Ministry official who defected in December 1953.