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November 17, 2016
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April 15, 1967
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Approved For Release 2000/08/03 : CIA-RDP75-00149R000100060028-8 H arvard L~arws of CIA Help Fifteen organizations, serving as Cen- tral Intelligence Agency conduits, pro vided a total of $456,000 for 13 programs at Harvard University between 1960 and 1966. The CIA's use of foundations to funnel funds to Harvard was disclosed Friday after a report'was submitted to the faculty by Humphrey Doermann, assistant to Dean Franklin L. Ford of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Ford said no strings were attached. The funds were given to programs and individual faculty members for research in the Departments of Psychology, Philos- onhv and Social Relations. -was aided financially by groups partly financed by the CIA. Kissinger said the CIA had made no r,d effort to influence the content, policies or. personnel of the seminar. The report. to. the faculty pointed out , -i that the conduits did 'not necessarily re- ceive all of their money from the CIA. None of the so-called "dummies," organi- ! .. xations used exclusively by the CIA, gave I , o money to the Harvard programs or faculty !,,,member.-;. Richard M. Hunt, assistant dean of the faculty and head of the Fund for Inter- national Social and Economic Education, told the faculty he did not knowingly , .y receive funds from government-connected' , nar o e national Sem which draws government leaders to, HarYi 1_ Dean Ford, speaking at a faculty yard from foreign countries, each year, 1 meeting earlier in the week, discussed the and has received $243,000 since 1953 possibility of the CIA openly offering Its executive director,' Henry. A Kis- .funds to faculty members for clearly ;?. singer, a member of the '.Class of l9'O, specified and unclassed research in the ry said he was unaware that ,the, prag$am' future Among the recipients was the Inter- Summer School f th i Approved For Release 2000/08/03 : CIA-RDP75-00149R000100060028-8