This PDF file contains records of the June 6, 1958 Cabinet meeting at which the decision was made to ask Congress to create a new Federal Aviation Agency.

The file contains:

  • A one-page agenda list for the meeting.
  • A three-page memo to President Eisenhower from his Cabinet Secretary outlining the issues to be discussed.
  • Three pages of minutes of the meeting summarizing the discussion.
  • A two-page Record of Action taken at the meeting.

Original papers in Box 11 of the Cabinet Series of the Ann Whitman File, Dwight Eisenhower’s Papers as President 1953-1961, Eisenhower Library, Abilene, Kansas.