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May 19, 1957
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0 0 uty in 5? h . e charge that the CIA I1-Germany, she knew nothing of the report nanced and infiltrated the. in He reportedly helped found that he was a founder of the dependent stud t en groups was the Independent Research Independent Research Service: made by Ramparts, 'a San Service in. New York in 1958, "H& always calls this house] ] rancisco i magaz ne. It. re- just before the Vienna Youth ,and. me, the Central Intellij ]eased the information last Festival of 1959, gence Agency," she gt.lippcd:'week, although 'the article.will "So I guess he must" iiav,-e had not appear until later this, Lady Bird at Wedding some contact with them, month in the March issue., s The Independent Research 'Forgot to Check Willi CIA' Shaul said: "I regret ' the( Service sent a., delegation of " whole thing," He said he''?more than 100 students, teachers Whenever he's hac?e andAncant the Ramparts story, notland intellectuals to the Commu-1 his social engagements g(,. ii the source of the funds. youth festival at Helsinki, mixed up he'll say he for o(, nist to check with the , i feel this group of people ?Finland, in 1962. CIA. That s , mc." both in Ramparts and in thet Shaul said he was among',. NSA, have done a disservice,", those who attended the confer- Mrs. Sigmund, who lives, .in Shaul said, c' ence. The U. S. delegation dis- Wyncote, is a remedial lead??,' Ramparts. charged that the]rupted the meeting by publish- ing teacher in the Philadelphia ClA used NSA as a' tool of for. ing a newspaper, running an school system, eign diplomacy and a spy net-fff information service and taking I . W. Dennis Shaul, now a law-. work. -1 part in forums, lyer in Akron, 0., was president:' ' Shaul said the CIA had not; Shaul said the group, al= ,of both NSA andIndcpendeQ infiltrated the ' though it wa libe t l d d di , s s ra u an ent group, d Research Service in 1962 and he said student not reflect American oli h d p s cy, , He a not said he had ,worked. closely; been used as spies. - I accomplished much good at with Paul Sigmund. Shaul said the student mem-"he festival that year., Sigmund's work with the 1n t hers of NSA set the organiza-I Sigmund joined the faculty f dependent Research Service of-' ions policies and programs ,',at Princeton early in 1963. In I ter 1960, Shaul said, was "per: .,and that he viewed the CIA as' January, of 1964 he married t spheral," although he kept in ,he -would have any other[Miss Boggs in. Washington., touch and took part ,in source of money, Mrs, Lady Bird Johnson at- tended the wedding, Both she t "leg some, itimate fund-raising acuvi= ,Was a "Quiz Kid' t',an attend. ties, and tried to get Independ-. r Sigmund, who in 1941 came' eddt erreception.atsthe Boggs rent and progressive young peo- 'out first in a " " rpl ~ interested" in the work, "Quiz Kid home, in suburban Bethesda, _ Petition against._ 3,000, other' Md, .p./l1_. C _R =---_--- a2RQ.n_07 022 01103, ' oat\ edit ou=r 1 ??0 P??' Approved Fo PII L;+I 't.: UTA, PA.. j 1,,TUtt4h L E--672,235 S-717,554 / a ~~? ? ~~ allegedly , began siphoning; , a q~ "-4 s NSA thro e u h riFormer Phiki. u ~3 lLjl "br d vate foundations th NSk moved its national headquarrl ? ~ ,r~ r:'1 1 1 : ? ~11; ters from Boulder, Colo. Release 2006/10/11: CIA-RDP75-00149R00070 - e p iia youngsters, was t, graduated from Georgetown, STAT 1Jniversit and. tuien: attended =riarverd Uviiversity, Where ihC received both a master's de igree and a PhD. He also stud-' lied in England_ 'under a Ful-I , During his Harvard days, hit first became active in the NSA{ r-- - --- - ` -- .- -- - -: ..r r. In 1952 - the year the C14> xu~jd VU~V' ~d 9 y ~;? i~~ (t Z9 v u , Y. Philadelphia. Its 'first . move .?-^' . Into the Gimbel Building at 9tr By LAWRENCE M. CAMPBELL ly were funnelled money by the, Will Always Be 'Suspect' and Market sts., and later had Of The Bulletin Staff , CIA, through private founda- "Paul is an excellent personioffices at 37th and Chestnut) sts. A one-time Philadelphia lions, and developed great contacts) The international division of "Quiz Kid" was mentioned On Study Project in Chile abroad," Shaul said. "He is anNSA; 'however, did not come prominently last week in 're-; Dr. Sigmund Is now', on a expert in political eat deal of1arate quarters in Cambridge, traveling abroad - I would gence Agency channeled funds ler Foundation' in Santiago, say 90 percent on his own. Mass. The CIA reportedly for- to the National Student Associ-' Chile, with his wife, the for 'warded funds.only to the inter- ation and other youth groups mer Barbara Boggs. She is the'' "He is one of those personsinational division . for. work for work abroad: daughter of Rep. Hale Boggs i who have spent a lot of timelabroad. He is Dr. Paul . E. Sigmund,' (D La), House Ma orit Whip. and selfless effort developing j y Whip. - not espionage Elected Vice President Jr., 37, now an associate pro-,They left about'two weeks ago! and now all his work and con-~ Sigmund 'was elected vice fessor of political science at and will not be ?back until July Princeton tacts have been compromised.-president for international af- University. or August. "No matter where he goesfairs in 1954. at the NSA con- 'Dr. Sigmund, a native of, Peter,R. Sigmund, a. brother, or what he is doing he will al-;vention'in Ames, Iowa. He was, Wyncote, became an officer in of Port Washington, N. Y. saidways be suspect." assigned to oversee the associ the NSA in 1954 when he w,as his brother had done "quite a' Shaul said he is not certain ation's foreign student program a graduate student at Harvard lot" of work with college youth' whether the CIA had financed and keep in touch with 41 other University. ?, groups. Peter Sigmund said. he the Independent , Researchlstudent unions around the globe. He ' is reportedly' a founder. knew nothing about the alleged Service. But he said if he were The post was one of three of the Independent Research) CIA connection with the work.' still president of that group or fulitime salaried elective of- ' Service, of New York, in 1958. Sigmund's mother, Mrs. Paul' the NSA, he would continue to. fices in the NSA at that time. . Both NSA and the Indepenf]-. E,, Sr., a widow, said she was' accept CIA funds. Sigmund, an Air Force Re- eat Research, Service. alleg d-c well acquainted with her son's ~? ... work and interest in NSA Regrets -the Stor servist, was called to active y .d 1950 _ 1 bright Scholarship ,