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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 25, 1956

    Telegram from V. Ivanov to A.I. Mikoyan

  • September 26, 1956

    Letter No. 15 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

    Syngman Rhee comments on Dr. Oliver's visit in Manila and Korea's refusal to support five Filipino delegates to Anti-Communist Youth Conference.

  • September 26, 1956

    Telegram from Ponomarev to the CPSU Central Committee

    Peng Dehuai informs the Soviet delegation that the DPRK has not published the results of the Korean Workers' Party Central Committee Pllenum as promised. Peng suggests that if the DPRK fails to publish the resolutions, another joint delegation should be sent to Pyongyang.

  • September 26, 1956

    Letter, Young Kee Kim to Chung Whan Cho

    Young Kee Kim briefs Minister Cho on the foreign service personnel appointments in Philippines, Indonesia, and China. He also reports on Vice Consul Do Soon Chung's activities in Manila International Film Festival, official and social functions.

  • September 27, 1956

    Telegram addressed to Mikoyan, 'With regards to Pak Il-u'

    This telegram lists identification numbers of five telegrams sent to Usov, Alekseevich, and Aleksandrov between November 11, 1955 and May 22, 1956 on the topic of Pak Il-u.

  • September 28, 1956

    Report No. 96 from Young Kee Kim to Syngman Rhee

    Young Kee Kim briefs President Rhee on the PI-US military bases negotiations, Asian People's Anti-Communist League, and President Magsaysay's creation of a presidential commission on good government.

  • September 29, 1956

    Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 35 (Overall Issue No. 61)

    This issue first discusses the problem of the Suez Canal in Egypt. It also addresses Sino-Nepalese relations, the establishment of Sino-Yemeni relations, and whether the Sino-American ambassadorial talks should consider the US-China trade embargo. Other sections cover domestic topics such as disaster relief and student dropouts.

  • October 02, 1956

    Letter No. 16 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

    President Rhee comments on Japanese-Americans' assistance for Japanese farmers to move to US and the Asian People's Anti-Communist League.

  • October 05, 1956

    Letter from Ri Sang-jo to the Central Committee of the Korean Workers Party

    Letter from Ri Sang-jo to CPSU Central Committee in which Ri writes about his disagreement with the decisions made at Korean Workers' Party Central Committee Plenum in August 1956.

  • October 08, 1956

    Report No. 98 from Young Kee Kim to Syngman Rhee

    Young Kee Kim briefs President Rhee on the visit of Former Premier and Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett of Israel and the talk with Vice President Garcia on Korea-Japan relations.

  • October 10, 1956

    Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 36 (Overall Issue No. 62)

    This issue begins with a Sino-Egyptian agreement to promote cultural cooperation. It also outlines organizational guidelines for the Preparatory Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Other sections cover emergency relief for professional folk art performance troupes, holding performances, and various provincial administrative concerns.

  • October 11, 1956

    Telegram from USSR Ambassador to the DPRK V.I. Ivanov to A.I. Mikoyan, 'Decision of the Korean Workers' Party Central Committee Plenum'

    Ivanov lists the accusations raised against those involved in the August Plenum incident, and describes the decision which calls for their expulsion from the Korean Workers' Party.

  • October 11, 1956

    Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, 'Pakistan’s Parliamentary Debate About Foreign Policy'

    The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan reports on the domestic debate inside Pakistan regarding changes in foreign policy.

  • October 12, 1956

    CDS Report No. 19 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi Duk Shin reports on the rapid recovery of South Korea, recent Vietnamese anti-communist and political activities, and Vietnam's invitation to General Chung Il-Kwan.

  • October 12, 1956

    Letter from Ri Sang-jo to the Korean Workers' Party Central Committee

    Ri Sang-jo seeks to redress the issue of aid from the Soviet Union by reminding party members of the CPSU's friendship and assistance to the North Korean people both before and after the Korean War. Ri discloses Soviet criticism of Kim Il Sung's economic policies and the cult of personality during meetings held in Moscow in the summer of 1956 and insists that the DPRK learn from the experiences of the fraternal communist parties in economic planning and in their struggles against cults of personality.

  • October 13, 1956

    Talk delivered by Korean Vice Consul and Third Secretary Do Soon Chung

    The Korean Vice Consul speaks about trade between Korea and Philippines and history of Korea.

  • October 14, 1956

    Notes of an Interview with Zhou Enlai

    Zhou Enlai describes China's desire to gain international recognition. However, the question of Taiwan as one out of "Two Chinas" makes it difficult to agree internationally, since Great Britain and the United States recognize Taiwan and not PR China as the legitimate Chinese government. Hong Kong and the US endeavor to gain control of Chiang Kai-Shek's Taiwan are also discussed.

  • October 15, 1956

    Communist Party of the Soviet Union Central Committee Report on 8 October Conversation between Ambassador Ivanov and Kim Il Sung

    Report on Kim Il Sung's rejection to publish the text of the decree of the KWP CC Plenum in its entirety. CPSU CC agrees with Ambassador Ivanov's suggestion to familiarize the Chinese ambassador in the DPRK with the contents.

  • October 15, 1956

    Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference, Introductory Remarks by Mr. Sung Soo Whang

    Sung Soo Whang opens the Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference.

  • October 15, 1956

    Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference, Remarks by Kyu Nam Choi

    Minister of Education Kyu Nam Choi tells attendees at the Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference that "the future of Asia is on your shoulders"