THE WHITE HOUSENATIONAL SECURITY ACTION MEMORANDUM NO. 338
September 15, 1965
Special Assistant to the President for Telecommunications and Director of Telecommunications ManagementSUBJECT
Secretary of State
Secretary of Defense
Secretary of Commerce
Administrator, National Aeronautics & Space Administration
Chairman, Federal Communications Commission
Policy Concerning U.S. Assistance in the Development of Foreign Communications Satellite CapabilitiesThe President has noted and concurred in the promulgation of the national policy statement concerning U.S. assistance in the development of foreign communications satellite capabilities, transmitted to him by a memorandum dated August 25, 1965, from J.D. O'Connell, Special Assistant to the President for Telecommunications and Director of Telecommunications Management.
The President also noted that the policy will be kept under review by his Special Assistant for Telecommunications in collaboration with the departments and agencies concerned, and will be updated as necessary in the light of changing circumstances.
The President will look to his Special Assistant for Telecommunications to keep him informed of any proposed changes in policy that will require his personal attention and decision.
Source: Johnson Library, National Security File, Charles E. Johnson Files, COMSAT--US Communications Policy NSAM No. 338, #1 [1 of 2], Box 13. Confidential (declassified).