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July 29, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040071-7 yrrr ~, Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT Director of Training DATE: 29 July 1959 FROM : Chief, Language and Area School SUBJECT: Weekly Activities Report #30 A. SIGNIFICANT rTEMS None to report. B. OTHER ACTIVITIES Doc nt r1o. 1. The Inter-Agency Roundtable meeting held at the Institute of Far Eastern Languages, Yale University, was one of the beat meetings we have had. Notably impressive was the work of the Institute, particularly the presence of eighty-five (85) asses in Chinese. I also was much impressed by the progress of various groups in relation to the periods they had been in training. More- over, the calibre of individual appeared to be high, much more alert than other Air Force groups I have seen. Some of these men I am sure, would make good JOT or regular recruits when they separate active duty. (CIA will host and chair the next meeting at ,from in October). 2. have received advanced reading lists from the Institute on Overseas Operations and are preparing in advance for the three-week seminar at Syracuse beginning 9 August. 3. A Mrs. Pauline Moore of the Department of Agriculture has inquired about language training opportunities for agriculture attach&s. tuition-free training for two persons in Egyptian Arabic, one in Moroccan Arabic and one in Japanese. Others to be arranged later 4. Through the medium of the Roundtable we are arranging for Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040071-7