Bruce, David Kirkpatrick Este, 1898-1977; Lovett, Robert A. (Robert Abercrombie), 1895-1986; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972; McGranery, James P. (James Patrick), 1895-1962; Chapman, Oscar L. (Oscar Littleton), 1896-1
Cabinet meetings; International relations; Korean War, 1950-1953; Diplomats
Cabinet Meeting Minutes, August 7, 1952. Matthew J. Connelly Papers - Notes on Cabinet Meetings II.
CABINET MEETING, AUGUST 7, 1952
Acheson - Absent
Vice President - Absent
Harriman - Absent
Bruce for State
Bulgaria and Greece are in a little trouble but does not think it will mean
Have developed a new technique in air action in Korea - is a combination of
tactical and strategic bombing which is very effective. We are now sucking
in Mig 15 planes - which have previously been parked in Manchuria. We are
now facing Chinese pilots - the Russians have apparently pulled out of air
Will have a report for the President on the U. S. Lines case next week. We
will pick up several million dollars for the government. J. Edgar Hoover
is very worried about the fact that atomic bombs may he brought into the U.
S. in small parts. Thinks we should void immunity of diplomats and inspect
This works both ways and we should be careful not to cut off our own
If we get into an all out war civilian aviation will be completely
We have no stockpile of aviation gasoline.