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“A Paragraph on Nonproliferation”

 

Photo credit: Yoichi Okamoto

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As part of US efforts to promote arms control and disarmament, President Johnson and Secretary of Defense Robert S. "Bob" McNamara reviewed language to restrict the spread of nuclear weapons. This drafting process would result in the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons, or Nonproliferation Treaty, signed by 36 countries in Moscow on 1 July 1968. 

 

Date:
October 16, 1966
Location:
Oval Office
Conversation:
WH6610-05-10953

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