Sound recording of a meeting held on October 4, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy and Secretary of State Dean Rusk. Main topics of discussion are Secretary Dean Rusk’s meeting with Soviet Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Dobrynin regarding Berlin, Germany; Secretary Rusk’s talks with Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrei Gromyko regarding Laos; President Kennedy’s meeting with Minister Gromyko; a "New York Times" article regarding the race to the moon; and the possibility of sharing space information with the Soviet Union. They also discuss the Caribbean and Latin American regions, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and civil rights. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 114/A49, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 114/A49 in its entirety.