Sunday, April 13, 2014

National Security Action Memo 261 - September 23, 1963

1)      NSAM 261 – “THE WHITE HOUSE DIARY SEPTEMBER 23 1963 : “President Kennedy assigns the highest national priority to Project FOUR LEAVES to develop and produce a military communications system. Project Four Leaves – SUBJECT: Assignment of Highest National Security Priority to Project FOUR LEAVES In response to a recommendation by the Secretary of Defense, the president, under the authority granted by the Defense Production Act of 1950, today established the program listed below as being in the highest national security priority category for development and production. FOUR LEAVES.” 
      Signed:  McGeorge Bundy 

[See Attachment: Defense Production Act of 1950 posted below]

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