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January 14, 1959
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Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040185-1 Office Memorandum ? UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO : Chief, Language and Area School FROM : Deputy Chief, Area Training suBJECr: Weekly Activities Report 75X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 DATE: 14 January 1959 A. SIGNIFICANT ITEMS None B. OTHER ACTIVITIES 1. Our first running of the condensed "Saturday Special" briefings (Americans Abroad Orientations) will take place on the 17th and will have 12 registrants for Western Europe and about 4 for Latin America. One earlier o er ng in the a was cancelled because advance publicity was meagre and the mini- mum of 10 nrollates was not met. "Volunteers" to help are to include of OCI, and at least one recent re- turnee from western rope, as well as one of our technicians. In view of the sacrifices of time and expense ( e.g., opening Quarters Eye), it is especially regrettable that WE reports no "takers" among dependents going to the field. 2. Attendance in the full Americans Abroad is --'' averaging about 20 this week. kicked off with a highly effect' o uc on to some o e problems of Americans abroad, and gaye a of orientation and sound a vice on expects to provide his usual welcome assistance to on the color slide showing. strategy on Free Europe, was divided into two panels, whose topics for later oral presentation were agreed upon. We are Organizational meeting of half of the enrollees in our first Current Problems Seminar was held on the 13th. This "section" of the group, concentrating on the impact of nuclear weapons the sessions dealing with the nuclear theme. Our program for the other major theme, concerned with European unification- is Jr., in New York this week, as a potential gues specialist for awaiting results from the DD/I, who is to see set. Foundation, who will lead off, tells us he will also speak on this theme soon in the Town Hall lectu and before the National War College. is committed for the follow-up lecture. RE-REVII Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040185-1 Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040185-1 4. is initiating plans for a new senior staff seminar to be offered in the late spring or early summer. This Current Problems Seminar will concern itself with the Afro-Asian Movement and its significance for the United States. A detailed announcement will be soon forthcoming. It is planned to handle the seminar along lines similar to forthcoming "Current Problems of Free Europe." Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2009/12/18: CIA-RDP61-00442A000200040185-1