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January 4, 1962
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25X1A Approved For Release 2000/09/08 : CIA-RDP76-00183R000400010125-3 Approved For Release 2000/09/08 : CIA-RDP76-00183R000400010125-3 ,, Taws-ate: Approved For Release 2000/09/08 : CiAz- "DP76-001838000400010125-3 DIARY NOTES 25X1 A DD/S 25X1A6a 4 January 1962 1. At the Deputies' Meeting this morning: b. Mr. McCone asked Dick Helms to expedite the comments of the Deputy Director (Plans) on the Inspector General's report on Project 25X1 A29 He said that since this operation took place prior to the time he assumed Of- fice he intended to forward the report and the DD/P's comments to the Presi- dent's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board without any personal judgment. He also requested that the comments on the Inspector General's Survey of the WH Division be expedited and wanted the substance of this report and another made by a joint State-FBI-CIA Group to make up the agenda for the forthcoming Regional Conference in Panama. c. Mr. McCone has seen Senator Russell and his confirmation hearing is scheduled for 18 January. d. Mr. McCone anticipated leaving for Palm Springs next Thursday, 11 January, to brief Ex-President Eisenhower. e. It was announced that Mr. Amory has replaced General Cabell as Chairman of the Watch Committee, and it was agreed that Mr. Sheldon would be the permanent Vice Chairman. f. Dick Helms discussed the forthcoming trip of Mrs. Kennedy to India and the President's forthcoming trip to Mexico. Mr. Rowley of the Secret Service at the White House is arranging the details and it is possible that we may be called upon to render considerable support. I have alerted Shef Edwards to this possibility. g. Dick Helms announced that the Attorney General had approved of pro- Approkeisrn lone A /OVB CAA- IeF 83 4 1 jShgndling this with Abel's lawyer. 25X1 C4 rT Approved For Release 2000/09/08 : CIA-RDP76-001838000400010125-3 Area meet with Admiral Ricketts, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, this afternoon to dis- h. I reported to the group that the auxiliary power equipment would be tested on Saturday and urged everyone to be prepared for the inconvenience and to co-operate. 2. General Cabell telephoned to request that Gates Lloyd and others from the DD/P 25X1A9a 3, advised me that he was sending a copy of the Comptroller General's reply to Mr. McCone's letter concerning the "delegation of authority to the Deputy Director" to the General Counsel via me. Mr. McCone specifically requested that nothing be done about this until General Cabell's replacement was appointed. 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 25X1A 4. Jack also advised me that Mr. McCone was concerned about the moisture on the front steps of the building. I have looked into this wit and it is not certain what is causing this. However, it will be cleaned up tomorrow morning and we can then tell whether it is due to condensation, the remains of deicing from the last snow, or what. I have reported this to Jack. 5. I asked o supply the Office of Logistics with a list of those units that may be left out o t e new building in the "outside" office so that we might provide alternates in our contract for the next phase of the move. 25X1A6a 25X1A9a 6. I talked with about and suggested that we defer writing a letter to either the Department of the Interior or e Department of the Navy until after Bill's meeting wit on Monday, 8 January. I requested 25X1 C4a Bill -Propose at this meeting, attended also by representatives from the Department 25X1A 7. I had a good talk wit he CAT Security Officer. I believe that he would concur in most of the things that the Inspector General has said about George Doole. He did not think that morale was at all good. Approved For Release 2000/09/08 : CIA-RDP76-00183R000400010125-3