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Memorandum From Roger Morris of the National Security Council Staff to the Under Secretary of State (Richardson), Washington, January 14, 1970

US Government State Department


Washington, January 14, 1970

In this memorandum on “Next Steps in Nigerian Relief,” Morris outlined numerous relief effort possibilities while expressing concern about possible domestic criticism. He stressed the Western Report as the basis for determining food needs in Biafra while doubting the capabilities of the Federal Military Government (FMG). Tab A is not published.

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Central files 1970-73, POL 27-9, Biafra-Nigeria. Secret; Eyes Only.

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