Sound recording of a meeting held on July 22, 1963, between President John F. Kennedy, Secretary of State Dean Rusk, Under Secretary of State George Ball, Ambassador at Large Llewellyn Thompson, Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency William Foster, and Executive Secretary of the National Security Council Bromley Smith. They discuss the negotiations going on in Moscow concerning the treaty banning atmospheric nuclear weapons tests, later known as the Partial Test Ban Treaty (PTBT) or the Limited Test Ban Treaty (LTBT). Drafts of documents and letters to French President Charles de Gaulle and to Under Secretary of State W. Averell Harriman are also reviewed. There is also mention of the upcoming debate on the treaty that will take place on Capitol Hill. Please note that the last 17 minutes of this tape is blank. Three segments of the recording totaling 1 minutes and 8 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 99, which contains additional sound recording(s) preceding this one. See Related Records to access Tape 99 in its entirety.