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March 20, 1964
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FOIAb3b Sanitized - Approv LITTLE ROCK, ARK. DEMOCRAT e. 4,691 S. 1 3,346 ront dit Page age CPYRGHT F Other Page CPYRG T r'- A i I SP)`' 1954 ate: "" ~"~~~: y Tittle hock. Reds In X.T.S. Government Journal-American reports at a defector from the Soviet KGB' has told of cells operating in the CIA and the State Department.T was stated that he has named names. It would have been im-i possible, with the lax security i regulations from time to time, for the State Department not to have been infiltrated by Com-1 ,munists. They have been work ing for decades in America andi it would be naive to think that, 'the State Department had nog Communists in it. But why has there been no thorough investigation of this de partment? Why is It that men; like Otepka have tried to do something that they, not the se- curity risks (and all security' risks are not Communists but all Communists are holes in our security program), are usually the ones who are punished one way or another? ' President Johnson has given no indication that he plans to conduct such an investigation. The only possibility that I know of is the election of Sen.,! Goldwater. If the security risks were cleaned out of the State Department, and it will not be a difficult job to find out who they a-o if an administration really wants to know, there will he soire ehr. rw, s for the better in our foreil:.;i policy. This is not a wholesale indict-, ment of the ;':;ate Department but it is to. suy 0iat even a few` security risks ;~i sensitive spots can do a trenirndous amount of JAMES D.. BALES; CHICAGO, ILL. AMERICAN e. 444,559 S. 55 ?,928 Front Page edit Other Pape page MM'AR .d, Congratulations on the headline and cover story on the communist, activity in 1 the state department, C. I. A., eel al, in CHICtiG&?r`..?gttw 'CAN March 5. Too many people think "it could never happen here." Please continue to press fpr open hearings and public 'confrontation of these. peo- ple who are aiding the coa- 4pirarg in our overnment. [MRS.] ROBERTA J. PRITCHAFtD CPYRGHT SAN DIEGO, CALIF. UNION m. 111,303 S. 213,743, Front Edit Othe Papa Page ' Pagan Date: MAR 2 0 1964 State Departnien.t, Inquiry Proposed CR!YRGHT EDITOR, THE UNION: !.v e w o ie isc osur lector, Golenlewski, t h a t there are Red agents oper-'a ? ating . in the State Dcpart-: ment,and the~.cIA, I urge ,'their congressmen and sen?.; ators to open an all-out and thorough Investigation into; partments immediately. ,.important. It is time for' ia big "house' cleaning", in, JCTk CPYRGHT srr Sanitized. - Approved For Release : CIA-RDP75-00149R000600040064-5 eds in G overnmenf" Sanitized - Approved For Release : CIA-RDP75-00149R000600040064-5 FOIAb3b Sanitized - Approved For Release : CIA-RDP75-00149R000600040064-5