NOTE TO BRIG. GEN. CHESTER V. CLIFTON FROM ALLEN W. DULLES RE ATTACHED REPORT

Created: 5/2/1961

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Brig.Chester V. dlftan Military Aide to the President

I believe the President vill he Interested in reeding the attached report of Sukarno's reaction to his visit with the President.

Allen V. Dulles

Director ce: Mr. McGeorge Bundy

FOR

JFK LIBRARY

MANDATORY REVIEWIq,

DOCUMENT

FOR: 1

appeared to be unanimous agreement eaong the membersSukarno's entourage that Sukarno and President Kennedy had

got on veil together. Dr. Suharto, Minister of People's Industries, stated that Sukarno bad been imp re used, by the forceful and Intellectual approach of President Kennedy to the problems discussed. Sukarno hia self remarked, "The Americansery well-informed President, fie ia charming and was very gracious to me. eel that he can be ruthlessly practical when the situation calls for it."

First Minister Dr. Leimena and Supreme AdvisoryDasaad said that tho group was impressed by the way Presidentaccepted the blame for. errors In connection with theof Cuba. They said that Sukarno felt this was one morePresident Kennedy'a realism in dealing with world affairs.

3- Sukarno waB in rare good spirits upon his departure from Washington. His mood was reflected in others of the party and there was singing and bantering during the trip to Mexico City.

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