Lyndon B. Johnson National Security Files. Latin America,
Location: Microfilm F 1418 L85 1987
Microfilm F 1418 L852 1999 (First Supplement)
This collection contains all available materials in all of the "Country Files"
on Latin America in the National Security Files for 1963-1969. For example, the
"Country Files" for Brazil detail the Johnson administration’s increasing
tolerance of right-wing military coups where the U.S. played an indirect
but significant role in the 1964 overthrow of the constitutional Goulart
government by a military clique. Included are:
• Extensive records of cable traffic between the departments and agencies in
Washington and embassies and missions.
• Memoranda of conversations between U.S. and foreign officials and among top
• Intelligence reports assessing critical foreign policy issues
• Internal memoranda, such as those from the national security advisers to
• Agendas for and records of top-level meetings.
How to search the collection:
There are two guides, one for the 1987 edition and one for the 1999 first
supplement, which include a subject index, author index and reel index.
Guides: A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of
The Lyndon B. Johnson National Security Files.
Latin America : National Security Files, 1963-1969. (Microfilm
F 1418 L85 1987 Guide)
A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Lyndon B. Johnson National
Security Files. Latin America : National Security Files, 1963-1969, First
Supplement (Microfilm F 1418 L852 1999 Guide)
For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 -- Archives.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Latin America -- Sources.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1963-1969 -- Sources.
Time Period: 20th Century
Subject keywords: U. S. Politics
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