The summary below was prepared by the archivists at the JFK Library.
JOHN F. KENNEDY LIBRARY PRESIDENTIAL RECORDINGS LOG TAPE 24: UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI CRISIS and ESPIONAGE ARRESTS Released 06/83 9/29/62 Item No.: 24.1-24.1A Description: Discussion of ways to maintain order at the University of Mississippi during the integration crisis; calling up the National Guard, troop movements, and conversations with Mississippi Governor Barnett are discussed. Identified Participants: President Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Burke Marshall and other unidentified voices.
Item No.: 24.1B Description: Exchange between President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy; it is largely unintelligible exchange; Newport, R.I., Theodore Sorensen and Arthur Schlesinger are mentioned. Identified Participants: President Kennedy, Robert Kennedy
Item No.: 24.1C-24.1D Description: President Kennedy and unidentified speaker have brief, unintelligible exchange. Identified Participants: President Kennedy and other unidentified voice.
Item No.: 24.2 Description: Robert Kennedy briefs President Kennedy on arrest of USSR United Nations Mission employee and U.S. Navy Yeoman Nelson Drummond on espionage charges. Diplomatic immunity discussed. (See New York Times articles of 09/29/62-02/10/62 on the incident. Nothing substantial added.) Cuts off and then back again immediately at end prior to item 24.2A. Identified Participants: President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy
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