Embassy of the USSR in the USA Washington, D.C.
Copy No. 1
From the Journal
of DOBRYNIN, A.F.
RECORD OF THE CONVERSATION
with A. HARRIMAN
December 1, 1976
On December 1 Harriman came to visit me.
I. He said that he had met with J. Carter on Monday, November 29, at his (i.e. Carter's) home in the
city of Plains (state of Georgia). As had been agreed, he, Harriman, had brought to Carter's
attention the messages which had been brought from Moscow on behalf of L.I. Brezhnev,1 as well
as other messages which the Soviet Ambassador had expressed to him, Harriman, in accordance
with the instruction to bring this information to Carter's attention.
The "President-elect" (Carter's current title) has authorized Harriman to convey the following
answer for transmission to L.I. Brezhnev (Harriman read further from the text which he was
Carter received the message from General Secretary L.I. Brezhnev and was grateful for the