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Approved For Release 2000/08/22 : CIA-RDP61-00391 R000100180017-3 C c 0 P P Y Y Dear Dr. Neamaymov: We have received your letter of 10 Juaca 1938. Your ;riUiagnsas to =older the acpplioastiou of Professor A. Guy is very vale c nc. We a cci eulting officials of the 1 asOchuaseatttaa rMstitute of Technology oc an inag their acceptance. of two Soviet scientists,, e4 we will info a. you of their views as soon as possible. W e am pleased that i n i t i a t i v e has b e e n t4ben to begin an exebwW of scientietas under the L cyf roubin int. I feel that b aficial exchanges need not be delayed pending ear aer +ting in Mole vo areforas, I am glad to place certain questions before you by correspondence. have received a substantial number of pr Ameaw scientists and institutions for visits to the Soviet Union and fo ^ In- viting Soviet ecientlata to visit the United Stataaaaso 2hese could form the basis for an excbmWe program of substantial size o Pending our liacu. sion& In Moscow, we have responded to such inquiries by suggesting tbftt the originators of the proposals conmunicate by latter directly wtth their Soviet colleagues, It would be our pzeferanoe to continue this prooasdure, reserving for arrangement through our Academy only, these visits that may be of special Interest to us in con .ion with our sevexal undertakings. At the mas time we would wiah. to continue to provide an initial 1 of coam uaiastion, where necessary, for other proposed exchanges. Doe t11 procedure card, itself to the Soviet Aa d y of Sciences with rem , to a is within the Soviet Union, or would State Dept. declassification & release instructions on file Approved For Release 2000/08/22 : CIA-RDP61-00391 R000100180017-3 Approved For Release 2000/08/22 : CIA-RDP61-00391 R0001 00180017-3 you prefer that all scientific exehsngas be arranod through the Soviet Any? In this awe connection., I should like to assign responsibi?..i.ty for day-today earreaspcarleuce on exchanges to a amber of my etaff, reserving only basic policy discussions for direct ca?rmmication betveezs the presiding officers of the two Academies. It you agree with this, I should be pleased to ask Dr. 'Wallace W. Atwood, Jr., Director of our office of International Aslations? to serve as my representative for this purpose and to ask him to connunirate directly with whomever you as your representative. The Iscy-7.+eroubia agrmeeee t provides for scientific exams on a reciprocal basis. We should like to interpret this reciprocity pro- vision bsaedly. Instead of seeking a peon-for-person exchange, we should be glad to do what we can to facilitate all visits in either direction that are proposed on a responsible and scientifically reput- able basis, with the uaderst au ing that you and we would then review the situation after six months or a year to determine whether an Fmqui.tabie balance had been maintained. This procedure I believe would simplify our task and avoid unnecessar; delays in the plans of specific indi- viduals. Would you find this method of operation acceptable? Your r etion to the foregoing general questions would be most welcaase. incerely yours, Zetlav W. Brock President Approved For Release 2000/08/22 : CIA-RDP61-00391 R000100180017-3