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Foreign Relations, 1964-1968, Volume V, Vietnam 1967
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Akalovsky, Alexander, Political Officer at the Embassy in Moscow September 1965-1968

Alliluyeva, Svetlana, daughter of Josef Stalin

Acheson, Dean, Secretary of State, 1949-1953

Akalovsky, Alexander, First Secretary and Political Officer at the Embassy in the Soviet Union

Albert, Carl, Representative (D-OK), House Majority Leader

Algard, Ole, Norwegian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

Alsop, Joseph W., journalist, author, and syndicated columnist

Arends, Leslie C., Representative (R-IL), House Minority Whip

Au Truong Thanh, former Vietnamese Economic Minister and Presidential candidate

Aubrac, Raymond, Director of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and an intermediary in Pennsylvania

Baldwin, Hanson W., author and Military Editor for The New York Times

Bates, William H., Representative (R-MA), ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee

Boggs, Hale, Representative (D-LA)

Bohlen, Charles E., Ambassador to France

Bolton, Frances P., Representative (R-OH), ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Bow, Frank T., Representative (R-OH), ranking Republican on the House Appropriations Committee

Bowles, Chester, Ambassador to India

Bradley, General Omar N., USA (ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Brown, George, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Brown, Harold, Secretary of the Air Force

Bruce, David K. E., Ambassador to the United Kingdom

Bui Diem, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States

Bundy, McGeorge, President of the Ford Foundation; former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs

Bundy, William P., Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Bunker, Ellsworth, Ambassador to Vietnam after April 5, 1967

Byroade, Henry A., Ambassador to Burma

Califano, Joseph A., Jr., Special Assistant to the President

Cao Van Vien, General, ARVN, Chief of the Joint General Staff; also Minister of Defense, January-October 1967

Carver, George, Special Assistant for Vietnamese Affairs, Central Intelligence

Agency

Christian, George, Press Secretary to the President after February 1, 1967

Clifford, Clark M., Chairman, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board

Colby, William E., Chief, Far East Division, Directorate of Plans, Central Intelligence Agency

Cooper, Chester, Special Assistant to Ambassador at Large W. Averell Harriman

Couve de Murville, Maurice, French Foreign Minister

Dean, Sir Patrick, British Ambassador to the United States

De Gaulle, Charles, President of France

Denney, George C., Jr., Deputy Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State

DePuy, Major General William E., USA, Special Assistant for Counterinsurgency and Special Activities, Joint Chiefs of Staff

Dirksen, Everett McKinley, Senator (R-IL), Senate Majority Leader

Dobrynin, Anatoliy F., Soviet Ambassador to the United States

D'Orlandi, Giovanni, Italian Ambassador to Vietnam

Douglas, Senator Paul H. (D-IL)

Duong Van Minh, former Vietnamese Chief of State

Fanfani, Amintore, Italian Foreign Minister

Ford, Gerald R., Representative (R-MI)

Forsythe, Major General George I., USA, Assistant Deputy to the Commander, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, for Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support

Fortas, Abe, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Fowler, Henry H., Secretary of the Treasury

Freeman, Orville H., Secretary of Agriculture

Fulbright, J. William, Senator (D-AR), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations

Committee

Gandhi, Indira, Indian Prime Minister

Gardner, John W., Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare

Gaud, William S., Administrator of the Agency for International Development

Gavin, Lieutenant General James M., USA (ret.), former Ambassador to France

Ginsburgh, Colonel Robert, USAF, Member of the National Security Council Staff

Goldberg, Arthur J., Representative to the United Nations

Gonard, Samuel, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Goodpaster, Lieutenant General Andrew J., USA, Director, Joint Staff

Greene, Fred, Director of the Office of Research and Analysis for East Asia and the

Pacific, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State

Greene, General Wallace M., Jr., USMC, Commandant of the Marine Corps

Gromyko, Andrei A., Soviet Foreign Minister

Gronouski, John A., Ambassador to Poland

Habib, Philip C., Minister-Counselor at the Embassy in Vietnam; Deputy Assistant Secretary of East Asian and Pacific Affairs after June 1967

Harkins, General Paul D., USA, former Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, 1962-1964

Harriman, W. Averell, Ambassador at Large

Hart, John L., Chief of the CIA Station in Saigon

Hayden, Carl, Senator (D-AZ), President Pro Tempore and Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee

Helble, John J., Vietnam Working Group, Bureau of Far Eastern Affairs, Department of State

Helms, Richard M., Director of Central Intelligence

Hickenlooper, Bourke B., Representative (R-IA)

Hoang Man Tu, National Liberation Front diplomatic representative in Algeria

Hoang Xuan Lam, General, ARVN, Commander of I Corps, Republic of Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh, President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Holdridge, John, Deputy Director, Office of Research and Analysis for East Asia and the Pacific, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State

Holt, Harold, Australian Prime Minister until December

Holyoake, Keith, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Hoopes, Townsend W., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs

Hornig, Donald F., Special Assistant to the President

Hughes, Thomas L., Director, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State

Humphrey, Hubert H., Vice President

Janczewski, Zbigniew, Polish Foreign Ministry official

Javits, Jacob K., Senator (R-NY)

Jenkins, Walter E., Jr., Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in Poland

Johnson, General Harold K., USA, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

Johnson, U. Alexis, Ambassador to Japan

Jones, Jim, Assistant to the President

Jorden, William J., Senior Member of the National Security Council Staff

Kaiser, Philip, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, London

Katzenbach, Nicholas deB., Under Secretary of State

Kennan, George F., author and former Ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia

Kennedy, Robert F., Senator (D-NY)

Kissinger, Henry, Professor of Government at Harvard University and Consultant to the Department of State

Kistiakowsky, George B., Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University and Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences

Kohler, Foy D., Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Komer, Robert W., President's Special Assistant until May 1967; thereafter Deputy to the Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, for Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support, and Special Assistant to the Ambassador to Vietnam with the personal rank of Ambassador

Koren, Henry L. T., Staff Assistant to the Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam

Kosygin, Alexei N., Soviet Premier

Kraft, Joseph, journalist, author, and syndicated columnist

Krulak, Lieutenant General Victor H., USMC, Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific

Kuchel, Thomas H., Senator (R-CA)

Lansdale, Edward G., Special Assistant to the Ambassador to Vietnam

Leonhart, William K., Deputy to Robert W. Komer until May 1967; thereafter Special Assistant to the President

Le Trang, Deputy Chief of Mission, North Vietnamese Embassy in Moscow

Le Van Truong, Vietnamese proponent of Cochinchinese autonomy residing in Europe

Lewandowski, Januscz, Polish Representative to the International Control Commission

Lilienthal, David, Chairman, Development Resources Corporation

Linh Quang Vien, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Minister of National Security; Minister of Interior after November 9, 1967

Lippmann, Walter, author and journalist

Locke, Eugene, Ambassador to Pakistan; Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam after May 1967

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Ambassador to Vietnam until April 1967

Long, Russell B., Senator (D-LA)

Lovett, Robert A., banker and unofficial adviser to the President

Lynd, Staughton, Professor of History at Yale University

Lyng, John, Norwegian Foreign Minister

Lucet, Charles E., French Ambassador to the United States

Mahon, George H., Representative (D-TX), Chairman of the House Appropriations

Committee

Mai Thi Vang, wife of Trang Bach Dang released during the Buttercup contacts

Mai Van Bo, Delegate General and Commercial Representative in France of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Manac'h, Etienne, Director of Asian Affairs, French Foreign Ministry

Manatos, Mike, Special Assistant to the President for Congressional Liaison

Mansfield, Mike, Senator (D-MT), Senate Majority Leader

Marcos, Ferdinand, President of the Philippines

Marcovich, Hebert, French professor and intermediary in Pennsylvania

Marks, Leonard H., Director of the United States Information Agency

Martin, Graham A., Ambassador to Thailand

Martin, Paul J., Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs

McBride, Robert H., Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy in France

McCarthy, Eugene J., Senator (D-MN)

McCloy, John J., lawyer and one of the "Wise Men" who served as unofficial advisers to President Johnson

McConaughy, Walter P., Ambassador to Pakistan until May 17, 1966

McConnell, General John P., USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force

McCormack, John W., Representative (D-MA), Speaker of the House

McDonald, Admiral David L., USN (ret.), former Chief of Naval Operations

McGovern, George S., Senator (D-SD)

McNamara, Robert S., Secretary of Defense

McNaughton, John T., Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs until July 19

McPherson, Harry C., Jr., Special Counsel to the President

Meeker, Leonard C., Legal Adviser to the Department of State

Michalowski, Jerzy, Director-General, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Miller, Robert H., Director, Vietnam Working Group, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Department of State

Molotov, Vyacheslav M., former Soviet Foreign Minister, 1946-1949

Momyer, General William H., USAF, Commander, U.S. 7th Air Force in South Vietnam.

Moorer, Admiral Thomas H., USN, Chief of Naval Operations

Morgan, Thomas E., Representative (D-PA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Morse, Wayne, Senator (D-OR)

Moyers, Bill D., former Press Secretary to the President

Mundt, Karl E., Senator (R-SD)

Ngo Minh Loan, North Vietnamese Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

Nguyen Bao Tri, Vietnamese Minister of Revolutionary Development after November 9, 1967

Nguyen Cao Ky, Air Vice Marshal, VNAF, Vietnamese Prime Minister and Chairman, National Executive Committee until October 31, 1967; thereafter Vice President

Nguyen Chi Thanh, General, PAVN, Head of the Central Office for South Vietnam until July

Nguyen Duc Thang, General, ARVN, Vietnamese Minister of Rural Revolutionary Development through October; thereafter Commanding General of IV CTZ.

Nguyen Duy Trinh, North Vietnamese Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister

Nguyen Huu An, Permanent Secretary of the Vietnamese Red Cross

Nguyen Huu Co, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister until January

Nguyen Huu Hanh, Vietnamese Minister of Economy and Finance and Governor, National Bank of Vietnam

Nguyen Huu Tho, Chairman of the Central Committee of the National Liberation Front until March

Nguyen Khanh, former Vietnamese Premier

Nguyen Luu Vien, Vietnamese Deputy Premier and Minister for Cultural and Social

Affairs

Nguyen Ngoc Loan, Director General of the Vietnamese National Police and Chief of the Military Security Service

Nguyen Tho Chan, North Vietnamese Ambassador to the Soviet Union

Nguyen Van Loc, President, Army People's Council and Prime Minister after October 31, 1967

Nguyen Van Thieu, Lieutenant General, ARVN, Vietnamese Chief of State and Chairman, National Leadership Committee until October 31; thereafter President

Nguyen Van Vy, General, ARVN, Chief of Staff, ARVN; Minister of National Defense after November 9, 1967

Nilsson, Torsten, Swedish Foreign Minister

Nitze, Paul, Secretary of the Navy through June 1967; thereafter Deputy Secretary of

Defense

Nixon, Richard, former Vice President

O'Brien, Lawrence, Postmaster General

Owen, Henry D., Chairman of the Policy Planning Council, Department of State

Park, Chung Hee, President of Korea

Pearson, Lester, Canadian Prime Minister

Pell, Claiborne, Senator (D-RI)

Pham Thi Yen, wife of Tan Buu Kiem

Pham Van Dong, Premier of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Phan Khac Suu, chairman of the Vietnamese Constituent Assembly and presidential

candidate

Phan Huy Quat, former Vietnamese Premier and Presidential candidate

Poats, Rutherford, Assistant Administrator, Bureau for the Far East, Agency for International Development; Deputy Administrator, Agency for International Development after May 1967

Pompidou, Georges, French Premier

Porter, William J., Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam; after May 1967 Ambassador to Korea

Rapacki, Adam, Polish Foreign Minister

Read, Benjamin H., Special Assistant to the Secretary of State and Executive Secretary of the Department

Reston, James B., journalist and Associate Editor, The New York Times

Rice, Edward, Consul General in Hong Kong

Ridgway, General Matthew B., USA (ret.), U.S. Army Chief of Staff, 1953-1955

Rivers, L. Mendel, Representative (D-SC), Chairman of the House Armed Services

Committee

Roche, John P., Special Consultant to the President

Ropa, Donald W., Member of the National Security Council Staff

Rostow, Eugene V., Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs

Rostow, Walt W., Special Assistant to the President

Rusk, Dean, Secretary of State

Russell, Richard B., Senator (D-GA), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee

Sainteny, Jean, former French colonial official in Indochina and adviser to President Charles de Gaulle

Sato, Eisaku, Japanese Prime Minister

Sau Ha, Viet Cong courier whose arrest initiated the Buttercup contacts

Sharp, Admiral Ulysses S. Grant, USN, Commander in Chief, Pacific

Shelepin, Alexandr N., Secretary of the Central Committee, Soviet Communist Party

Sieverts, Frank, Special Assistant to Ambassador at Large W. Averell Harriman

Smathers, George A., Senator (D-FL)

Smith, Bromley K., Executive Secretary of the National Security Council

Sorensen, Theodore, Adviser to Senator Robert Kennedy

Souvanna Phouma, Prince, Laotian Prime Minister

Starbird, Lieutenant General Alfred D., USA, Director, Defense Communications Agency

Steadman, John M., Special Assistant to the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense

Stearns, Monteagle, Special Assistant to Ambassador at Large W. Averell Harriman

Stennis, John C., Senator (D-MS)

Stewart, Michael N.F., British Ambassador to the United States

Sullivan, William H., Ambassador to Laos

Symington, Stuart, Senator (D-MO)

Tan Buu Kiem, Chief, Foreign Affairs Committee, National Liberation Front

Taylor, General Maxwell D., USA (ret.), Special Consultant to the President

Thanat Khoman, Thai Foreign Minister

Thanom Kittikachorn, Thai Prime Minister and Defense Minister

Thant, U, Secretary-General of the United Nations

Thompson, Llewellyn E., Jr., Ambassador to the Soviet Union

Tibbets, Margaret Joy, Ambassador to Norway

Tran Bach Dang, Presidium Member, National Liberation Front Central Committee

Tran Quoc Buu, Vietnamese labor leader

Tran Van Do, Vietnamese Foreign Minister

Tri Quang, leader of the Buddhist Struggle Movement

Trueheart, William C., Deputy Director for Coordination, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Department of State

Truong Dinh Dzu, South Vietnamese presidential candidate

Truong Binh Tong, imprisoned National Liberation Front official who was released to act as intermediary in the Buttercup episode

Unger, Leonard S., Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs until August 11, 1967; thereafter Ambassador to Thailand

Vance, Cyrus R., Deputy Secretary of Defense until June

Vinh Loc, General, ARVN, Commander of II Corps

Vo Nguyen Giap, General, PAVN, Minister of National Defense, Democratic Republic of Vietnam

Vu Van Thai, former Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States

Walt, Lieutenant General Lewis W., USMC, Commander of the U.S. III Marine Amphibious Force and I Corps Senior Adviser

Wehrle, Leroy S., Associate Director and Economic Counselor in Vietnam, Agency for International Development

Westmoreland, General William C., USA, Commander, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam

Wheeler, General Earle G., USA, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Wilson, Harold, British Prime Minister

Wilson, Samuel V., Saigon Mission Coordinator

Y Bham Enuol, Chairman, United Front for the Struggle of the Oppressed Race (FULRO)

Zorthian, Barry, Minister-Counselor for Information at the Embassy in Vietnam and Director, U.S. Joint Public Affairs Office.


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