JMAS-103 European IntegrationDocuments from 25 February 1964 to 07 April 1969
Content and Structure
Material concerning European integration and US/Europe relations, includes: speech by Jean Monnet before the European Congress of the European Congress of the German Parliamentary Social-Democratic Party, pays tribute to Erich Ollehauer, Robert Schuman and John F. Kennedy, and talks of partnership between US and Europe
letters sent from Monnet to Johnson with texts of Action Committee declarations regarding integration in Europe, partnership of equals between US and Europe, British entry to Common Market, joint action in nuclear field and means of promoting cohesion in the West,- material concerning Monnet's visit to US to recieve "Family of Man Award". Ernest Goldstein, special assistant to the President and Walt Rostow arrange for Monnet to meet the President, and send Johnson briefing papers on Monnet and subjects to discuss with him: GB and Common market, equal partnership, suggestions for Johnson's State of the Union Address,- memo for President from Ernest Goldstein regarding US problems, domestic and foreign, must seek to inform public that US does not want to dominate,- letter from Johnson to Monnet thanking him for meeting him and discussing relations between US andEurope,- statement by Monnet following the failure by the European Communities' Council of Ministers to reach agreement on Britains application for Common Market membership
memo for President briefing him on his visit with Jean Rey, President of the EEC,- memo for Johnson from Goldstein regarding his visit to France and meetings with Monnet, speaks of need to build Europe as an equal partner,- material on meeting between Monnet and the President, Goldstein informs President of Monnet's concerns in social and economic field, concerns over new administration, monetary crisis in Europe and British entry into Common Market and suggests talking points,- Johnson in his replies to Monnet's letters speaks of unity of Europe as a high purpose to bind the West.
Conditions of Access and Use
The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA