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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • November 19, 1960

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 19 November through 28 December 1960

    A.M. Puzanov and Kim Chang-man discuss on the possible arrival of a Soviet Army ensemble to the DPRK next year. Puzanov and Kim Il exchange opinions on the development of agriculture in North Korea.

  • November 19, 1960

    Memorandum of Conversation between Mao Zedong and Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

    A diplomatic meeting of a global communist delegation. Many topics are discussed, including: the domestic situation in Cuba, especially the economic situation (for example: sugar sales); American influence and counter-revolutionaries; and comparison to the domestic situation in other Latin and Central American countries, such as: Peru, Colombia, Brazil, etc.).

  • November 20, 1960

    Record of Conversation between Polish Delegation (Gomułka et al.) and Chinese Communist Politburo Member Liu Shaoqi, Moscow

    Liu Shaoqi, Peng Zhen, and Gomułka discuss problems within the communist bloc since 1956.

  • November 21, 1960

    Foreign Counterintelligence Bulletin No. 56 on Agent-Operational Activities

  • November 21, 1960

    Memorandum of Conversation between Vice-Chairman Zhou Enlai, Party Secretary of the Cuban Popular Socialist Party Manuel Luzardo, and Member of National Directory Ernesto Che Guevara

    A diplomatic conversation covering China-Cuba relations, especially economic situations and the aid China is giving to Cuba.

  • November 22, 1960

    US Embassy Paris Airgram G-766 to State Department, Alleged French Participation in Construction of Nuclear Power Plant in Beersheba, Israel

  • November 22, 1960

    Record of Meeting between Moses Bhagwan and Central Committee of the Czechoslovakian Communist Party

    Record detailing a meeting with Moses Bhagwan, a journalist and member of the People's Progressive Party of British Guiana. Bhagwan was sent abroad to ask other communist parties for assistance with the upcoming election campaign of spring 1961.

  • November 23, 1960

    International Operations Division, Management Turmoil at Radio Free Europe

    The IOD officer responsible for RFE informs Cord Meyer of the turmoil in the RFE Czechoslovak Service. He opines that resignation of the RFE Munich leadership [European Director Erik Hazelhoff and his deputies David Penn and Charles J. McNeill] “would be an extremely healthy thing.”

  • November 24, 1960

    Central Committee of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan Memorandum Concerning Progress in Implementing the CC CPSU Decree 'Measures to Vigorously Counteract Hostile Radio Propaganda'

    Report from the Central Committees of Uzbekistan on actions taken to improve broadcasting of Soviet programs in order to counter Western broadcasts.

  • November 25, 1960

    Department of State, Memorandum of Conversation, 'Safeguards for Reactors'

  • November 25, 1960

    Letter from Georgi Bogdanov, Ambassador of the People's Republic of Bulgaria to Pyongyang

    Bulgarian Ambassador to North Korea, Georgi Bogdanov, reports on the restriction of foreign education materials in North Korea.

  • November 25, 1960

    A Celebration in Cameroon

  • November 26, 1960

    A: Paris Embassy Telegram 2162 to State Department

  • November 26, 1960

    Cable from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, 'Report on the Matter of the Proposal by the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Workers’ Party to Neutralize Cambodia and Laos by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China'

    The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summarizes Vietnam's response to a proposal to "neutralize Cambodia and Laos."

  • November 29, 1960

    Record of Conversation between Polish Delegation (Gomułka et al.) and Chinese Communist Politburo Member Liu Shaoqi, Moscow

    Liu Shaoqi and Gomułka review the state of the communist bloc, discussing the Sino-Soviet intervention in North Korea in 1956 and the position of Albania.

  • November 30, 1960

    Ambassador Beam Remains Critical of Radio Free Europe Polish Broadcasts

    Ambassador Beam responds to Allen Dulles’ letter of November 13, 1960 [document not released] about RFE Polish broadcasts

  • November 30, 1960

    Ambassador Beam Criticizes Two Radio Free Europe Polish Scripts

    Ambassador Beam complains about two RFE Polish broadcasts to the U.S. Consul General in Munich

  • November 30, 1960

    Report, Embassy of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

    Report from Hungarian Ambassador Károly Práth on the conciliatory measures being adopted by the DPRK towards the Jang Myeon administration in the South.

  • November 30, 1960

    Record of Meeting of Comrade N.S. Khrushchev with Comrade W. Ulbricht

    Ulbricht explains the economic situation in the GDR and East Berlin in the context of the Berlin Crisis, and proposals for East German economic development. Ulbricht and Khrushchev discuss the possibility of political and economic peace negotiations with the FDR and the three Western powers.

  • December 01, 1960

    Information from Gen. B. Dumkov Regarding the New Structure of US Military Intelligence