Miller Center

Chester Cooper

Speaker: Chester L Cooper
Date: August 7, 1969
Deputy Director of Intelligence (1963-1964). Staff member of McGeorge Bundy, (1964-1966). Director of International and Social Studies Division at the Institute for Defense Analysis beginning 1967. Emissary to London during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Consultant to Ambassador Averell Harriman on a settlement of the Vietnam War. Sent to Vietnam on a special mission by the National Security Council in 1963. Emissary to London in 1964. Consulted Ambassador Harriman on a negotiated settlement in Vietnam. Carried out related missions, such as the trip to London during Kosygin?s visit in 1967.