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Approved For Release 2000/08/25 : CIA-RDP57-00384R000100190036-4 CUNFtDENTIAL August 1, 1951 FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL STRATEGY BOARD Agreement between the Department of .1tate, the Depax- x:ie-,i:, of Defense and the Central intelligence Agency This agreement is entered into pursuant to the President's directive of April 4, 1951 establishing the Psychological Strategy Board. The purpose of this agreement is to provide the necessary funds for staff COnipsnsation and the other necessary expenses for the Psychological Strategy 3oard. 1, The Departments of State and Defense', and the Central Intelligence Agency each agree to furnish financial support for the Board and the Director's staff, The coat of the progran shall oe borne in equal amounts by each of the three agencies unless a different scale of distribution shall be mutually agreed, Program costs will include,, but not be restricted to, such costs as employment of personnel; the hiring of temporary experts and consultants; the procurement of necessary supplies, services, and eqipnient; travel expense for the Director and members of his staff, for other personnel assigned to the work of the Board and for temporary experts and consultants "chile engaged on business for the staff in accordance with travel orders issued by the Department of State, 2 e The Department of State undertakes to provide full a3dmixxi s- trative support for the Dir(ctor, Personnel ernployeu for duty with the Board will normalLy be appointed in and paid by the Department of State but may, at the request of the Director of the Psychological Strategy Board, be appo' n-ted in and paid by the Department of Defense or Central Intelligence Agency, and any such expt nditures by State, Defense or CIA shall be offset against the total costs agreed as chargeable to the respective: agencies, In addition, the Department of State may secure equipment and material for the Director from Defense and CIA. The cost of such equipmcn: and materials may be handled by direct pa;iment to Defense or Lk, or by offset consider :lion at the time of final adjustment of costs, 3. The members of the Board shall approve for their res)ective Dei>artinents and agencies, subject to availability of funds, the amount of fuadi; to be reserved for the work of the Board and the bta.ff after review ` of a buaget develo;;pec by the :Director, CO!W.MZN'2iAL 1 r?' J-[:. ii Approved For Release 2000/08/25 : CIA-RDP57-00384R000100190036-4 Approved For Release 2000/08/25 : CIA-RDP57-00384R00010Q190036-4 C0I1FIDXI~ PVIAL 4. Expenses incurred by State which are directly attributablh to the Board, such as equipment, supplies and materials provided to PS13 or consumed in production for PST3, contractual services, and communication shall be offset against the total costs agreed as chargeable to State. No charge will be made for the general impact of PST3 requirements upon the central services and facilities of State except by agreement among State, Defense, and CIA. 5. This agreement is entered into pursuant to'the authority contained in Section 211, Public Law L9, 79th Congress, lst Session, approved May 3, 1945 (59 Stat. 106), and Section 601 of the ;c.onomy Act of June 30, 1932 (31 USC 686), and shall remain in force until June 30, 1952. 6. Funds will be advanced by each participating agency pursuant to Section 601 of the Economy Act, as amended, in such amounts as may be necessary for the operations of the Board under.the provision of Section 1 of this agreement. Final distribution and apprgpriate adjustment of costs will be ma:e at the close of the fiscal year, 1952. For the Secretary of State: ke Director, Psychological Strategy Board 25X1A For the Secretary of Defense: For the Director of Central Intelligence Agency: Deputy Director Approved For Release 2000/08/25 : CIA f4" R000100190036-4