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Title:
Speculation on Hanoi's motives
Date of Creation:
April 8, 1968
Date of Declassification:
October 13, 1999
Type of Document:
Memorandum
Level of Classification:
SECRET
Status of Copy:
ORIGINAL
Pagination, Illustration:
8 p.
Abstract:
Memorandum from Board of National Estimates Chairman Abbot Smith regarding speculation as to the reasons for Hanoi's initiative to meet with the U.S. concerning U.S. bombing raids in North Vietnam.
Declassified Documents Reference System Location:
2000-1866