Gerald R. Ford Museum
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Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Gerald R. Ford Library
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1000 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Digital Library

National Security Council Meeting Minutes


Images of the minutes of most meetings are available through the links below as Adobe PDF files. For meetings without minutes, the Ford Library often has agendas and briefing papers. Please contact the Library for additional information. 

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Meeting Date
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Topics Discussed
Pages
August 10, 1974 Presidential Transition, Organization and Operation of the National Security Council
September 6, 1974 [No minutes] Israeli Arms Request --- 
September 14, 1974 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 28 
October 7, 1974 Leaks of Classified Documents, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 22 
October 18, 1974 Secretary Kissinger's Trip to the Middle East, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 32 
December 2, 1974 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), President's Trip to Japan, Korea, and Soviet Union 13 
January 23, 1975 Mutual and Balanced Force Reductions (MBFR) 24 
January 29, 1975 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 29 
March 5, 1975 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 17 
March 28, 1975 Middle East, Vietnam, Cambodia 21 
April 9, 1975 Vietnam, Cambodia 30 
April 24, 1975 Indochina Evacuation 7
April 28, 1975 Indochina Evacuation 10 
May 12, 1975 Seizure of American Ship Mayaguez by the Cambodians 15 
May 13, 1975 (morning) Seizure of American Ship Mayaguez by the Cambodians 17 
May 13, 1975 (evening) Seizure of American Ship Mayaguez by the Cambodians 23 
May 14, 1975 Seizure of American Ship Mayaguez by the Cambodians 27 
May 15, 1975 Seizure of American Ship Mayaguez by the Cambodians, Panama Canal Negotiations, Middle East 29 
June 27, 1975 Angola
July 23, 1975 Panama Canal Negotiations
July 25, 1975 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 23 
August 9, 1975 Middle East Negotiations, Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 22 
September 17, 1975 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), Israeli Arms Request 33 
December 22, 1975 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT), Angola 24 
January 8, 1976 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 30 
January 13, 1976 (Part I) [Minutes not yet open] Israeli Military Requirements 21 
January 13, 1976 (Part II) Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 5
January 19, 1976 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 23 
January 21, 1976 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 17 
February 11, 1976 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 21 
April 7, 1976 Lebanon, Cubans in Southern Africa 15 
April 22, 1976 [No minutes] Study on Future Naval Force Requirements and Shipbuilding Plans  --- 
May 1, 1976 [No minutes] Study on Future Naval Force Requirements and Shipbuilding Plans  --- 
May 11, 1976 Secretary Kissinger's Trip to Africa 10 
July 21, 1976 [No minutes] Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) --- 
July 30, 1976 Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) 18 
August 9, 1976 Strategic Stockpile 12 
December 2, 1976 [No minutes] U.S. Defense Policy and Military Posture and Study on Naval Force Requirements --- 
December 15, 1976 U.S. Defense Policy and Military Posture  19 
January 13, 1977 Semi-annual Review of the Intelligence Community