Sound recording of a meeting held on October 10, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union (USSR) Andrei Gromyko, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Soviet Ambassador to the United States Anatoliy Dobrynin, Under Secretary of State Llewellyn Thompson, Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Semenov, member of the Soviet Foreign Ministry Mr. Sukhodrev, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) General Maxwell Taylor (briefly). President Kennedy and Foreign Minister Gromyko discuss numerous topics during this long (just under two hours) White House meeting. Topics of discussion include Autobahn situations and access in Berlin, Germany; the treaty banning atmospheric nuclear weapons tests (later known as the Partial Test Ban Treaty or Limited Test Ban Treaty); disarmament; reduction in the military; nuclear weapons; the multilateral force (MLF); China; trade; the Civil Air Agreement; Cuba; and the relations between the superpowers. Prior to the meeting there is a brief discussion between President Kennedy, General Taylor, and Secretary Rusk on what the staff expects Foreign Minister Gromyko to bring up at the meeting. This sound recording has been excerpted from Tape 115/A51, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding and following this one. See Related Records to access Tape 115/A51 in its entirety.