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December 18, 2009
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July 30, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040073-5 Office Memorandum UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO : Chief, Language and Area School FROM : Deputy Chief, Area Training SUBJECT: Weekly Activities Report DATE: 30 July 1959 A. SIGNIFICANT ITEMS None B. OTHER ACTIVITIES 1.I and I visited for his help in surfacing names of senior Agency specialists on Soviet strategy. We wish to en- list the services of one such official to co-chair certain sessions of our forthcoming second offering of the Senior Area Seminar. This course, to run in November with the title "The European Security Problem," will embrace both Western is our first nominee, and I plan to see him shortly with our proposition. Our approaches to three nationally known guest specialists must be made early in September. 2. During my attendance at the Maxwell Institute in August, will prepare a tentative outline of the proposed Regions Survey on the Balkans. On my return, we shall visit the appropriate branches in EE and ORE to determine the relative degree of their interest in this course as compared with their reported desire for an early second running of the Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Poland course. The latter will include Hungary for the next offering and will be renamed RS - East Central Europe for simplicity. 3. With approval of SO/TR, our large wall chart on area training courses now greets those using the new Quarters Eye entrance. VAS/ISB/TR is to be commended for a most eye-appealing job, which was completed just in time for the dedication of this entrance. We hope to obtain hand-out size prints of the chart for briefing purposes and will forward a copy to you. 25 YEAR RE-REVIEW Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040073-5