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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • March 13, 1957

    Memorandum, Chinese Foreign Ministry to the Soviet Embassy to Beijing

    The Chinese government corrects perceived errors in a report complied by the Soviet Far East Economic Committee on China's economic development.

  • March 15, 1957

    CDS Report No. 37 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi Duk Shin reports on his planned trip through Southeast Asia, the upcoming APACL meeting to be held in South Vietnam, and recent Vietnamese affairs.

  • March 18, 1957

    Views of Ambassador Wailes on Hungarian Situation

    Ambassador Edward T. Wailes and Hungarian Embassy DCM Leonard Meeker brief International Organizations Division (IOD) officers on Hungarian developments and their appraisal of Radio Free Europe's role in late 1956

  • March 18, 1957

    Radiogram, Syngman Rhee to Mrs. Ramon Magsaysay

    President Rhee expresses condolences regarding President Magsaysay's death.

  • March 18, 1957

    Report No. 113 from Young Kee Kim to Syngman Rhee

    Young Kee Kim briefs President Rhee on the passing of President Magsaysay.

  • March 18, 1957

    Letter, Young Kee Kim to Chung Hwan Cho

    Minister Kim briefs Minister Cho on the textile trade between Japan and Philippines and the Artists' goodwill mission to Manila.

  • March 19, 1957

    Letter to the CPSU Central Committee, Request from Mustafayev, the First Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan

    This letter from Mustafayev requests that the CPSU CC send a representative to the conference hosted by the Azerbaijan Democratic Party in Baku. The CPSU agreed that it was possible to send Kozlov. Kozlov then returned from assignment and reported the trip's results.

  • March 20, 1957

    Committee on Radio Broadcasting Policy Minutes

    Minutes of the Committee on Radio Broadcasting Policy (CRBP) meeting of that date, attended by State Department, USIA (United States Information Agency), and CIA officials

  • March 20, 1957

    Report No. 112 from Young Kee Kim to Chung Hwan Cho

    Minister Kim briefs Minister Cho on the public's reaction to the President Magsaysay's death and his funeral.

  • March 21, 1957

    Letter No. 51 from the President (Syngman Rhee) to Minister Duk Shin Choi

    President Rhee briefly responds to Choi's previous reports on the protest over KNA flights and the upcoming APACL meeting.

  • March 22, 1957

    CDS Report No. 38 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi Duk Shin reports on his trip to Laos, the return of the Korean stowaways to South Korea, and recent South Vietnamese affairs.

  • March 22, 1957

    Kolisa-57 Special Report No. 1, 'Trip to RyuKyu'

    A special report from Minister Choi to the President after visiting Ryukyu. Choi reports that there is slight chance that Ryukyu will become an independent country rather than becoming incorporated into Japan.

  • March 22, 1957

    Memorandum from the Soviet Government to the Chinese Government on the Arms Reduction Issue

    A memorandum from the Soviet government to the Chinese updating them on the arms reduction talks, a key component of which was a prohibition of the testing of atomic and hydrogen weapons. The Soviet proposal also called for reductions in conventional weapons and the prohibition of installing nuclear weapons outside their territorial borders.

  • March 23, 1957

    Memorandum of Conversation between John Foster Dulles and Selwyn Lloyd, 'Atomic Energy Items: (1) French Request (2) Test Limitation'

    US-UK discussion of French nuclear weapons potential and efforts that could be undertaken to hinder or advance the their program. The French request for technical assistance from these two governments was also covered.

  • March 24, 1957

    Resolution of the CC of the People's Party of Iran about Some Mistaken and Blanquist Decisions of the NPI Leadership

    This resolution addresses the People's Party of Iran's actions regarding the Party's mistakes after the August 1953 coup. Some members of the party went through with partisan raids and seizures when that was no longer the plan, as well as with the distribution of leaflets titled "Announcement of Danger." The explanation given by the NPI was that although the party supports violent measures when necessary and approved by the masses, the decisions made in this instance by the executive committee did not have the support of the masses, and therefore were flawed.

  • March 24, 1957

    Statement by Joudat, Chairman of the People's Party of Iran at 2nd Party Conference

    This statement was made by Joudat at the 2nd Party Conference of the Azerbayjani Democratic Party in Baku on March 24-25 1957. His statement spoke out against imperialism and the accomplishments of DPA organizations.

  • March 27, 1957

    Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League Third Annual Conference: Speeches and Reports

    Remarks from delegates across Asia, including Ngo Dinh Diem, attending the Third Annual Conference of the Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League in Saigon, Vietnam.

  • March 27, 1957

    Kolisa-57 Special Report No. 2, 'Trip to Laos'

    Choi Duk Shin reports on his four day trip to Laos in March 1957.

  • March 27, 1957

    CDS Report No. 39 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi reports that he will soon visit Cambodia. He also describes a celebration held in honor of Syngman Rhee's birthday.

  • March 27, 1957

    Recommendation from Sami al Solh