Sound recording of a meeting held on July 30, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs McGeorge Bundy, and Special Assistant to the President Lawrence F. O’Brien. They discuss American troop movements and exercises in Europe; personnel appointments; an aircraft contract and Douglas Aircraft; the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO); German-French relations; U.S. weapons and equipment in Europe; and Secretary Dillon’s testimony before Congress and the Treasury matters before Congress and how to handle them. Additional subjects include German military programs; recent fighting in the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with casualties and a possible U.S. response; consultation with Allies regarding Laos, the Geneva accords, the nature of U.S. aid, future plans, and Communist actions; U.S. bases in the Azores; and a briefing for Adlai Stevenson. Six segments of the recording totaling 1 minute and 29 seconds have been removed in accordance with Section 3.4 (b) (1), (3) of Executive Order 12958. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 102, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 102 in its entirety.