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September 24, 1970
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Approved for Release: 2018/10/17 001304701 SECkE ..NSITIVE YES ONLY es TRACK II 2 4 SEP 15/0 S. A (W(1) A. Actions: - (b)(3) (3)(1) (b)(3) 1.1' 2./Headquarters advised Station (b)(1) brodcast anti-Allende propaganda., (b)(3) 3 . acquire radio station to (b)(1) (b)(3) 4.r- Station advised not to make Track II con- tact with military./ 5.L_Station explained difficulties maintaining Track I and II compartmentation,with Ambassador because of his political action initiatives._� (b)(1) � 6.1 Headquarters proposed various country operatio(b)(3) -- to complement Station activities but which would not increase handling load.--) 7.1Station's views were requested on new propaganda tack which attacks Frei directly. / 8. _,yarious meetings reported between Frei and Army gen- erals and General Schneider and Santiago generals in which possibility of coup discussecij B. Accomplishments: 1. The additional steps taken in Track IILduring the past twenty-four hours have consisted primarily of suggestions and proposals regarding possible ways of assisting the Station in intensifying the pressures on both Frei and tha military. The>] are intended to contribute directly to raising the level of the emotional climate within Chile and especially in Santiago. i. Situation: 1.;_. Reporting indicates that, coup possihilitics are 1:,eing actively disc used by Frei and varions Generals; and that the tempo of aotivity in this area is picking--up. The increx:ed tempo is not all one-sided. however, and Allende forces arc making a strong effort to establish all among the mem- boys of the military commandi. Meanwhile, we await t he reports. (b)(3) SECRET/5 ITIVE 1 CV eN1/411V FULL TEXT COPY-DO NOT RELEASE c7--x3 Approved for Release: 2018/10/17 001304701 II � Approved for Release: 2018/10/17 001304701 � te 451-I'VE , ONLY__ ron the outcome of the meeting between. Frei and General. 1 Schneider which was to take place the.evening of 22 September. General Schneider has indicated he would resign if Frei attempt to persuade or have him become involved in a military solution to the current problem. His role, therefore, becomes more im- portant, and may well effect directly the *future coup devel- opments. Should he resign, .or accept a transfer, rather than lcad a coup attempt, it may well open the door for immediate military action,I. -7 � SCCRET/S 1TIVE EY ONLY Approved for Release: 2018/10/17 001304701