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December 9, 2016
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December 4, 1998
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September 24, 1952
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Approved For Relea 2000/09/1 41A0000020119-2 Security Information Official Diary Wednesday, 2!. September 1952 1. Informed General Weckerling of my recent talks with and General Partridge on having join the Agency. 25X1A9a 2. Mentioned to and later to DCI at the Deputies' meeting, the desirability of a statute authorizing CIA to have general counsel competent to represent it in Court. There is no existing statute and by a strict interpretation of the law we could be required to rely on the Department of Justice for representation. The - case indicates the type of con- 25X1A9a flicts of interest that might arise. Colonel White made a note about this. 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 3. Revised the factual memorandum respecting the - case with I-, and subsequently with.DCI. II.. Indicated to DCI my view that was sufficiently inn- 25X1C8b portant that it should not be shown to the President until 0/NE had adequate time to prepare a commentary. 25X1X7 25X1A9a 6. Spoke to and stated that I would cooperate in any effort to insure that his reports were transmitted freely to the 25X1A9a Intelligence Offices.. He had already spoken on this with who 25X1A9a suggested continue to transmit such reports directly to me. I secured reement that these reports might be disseminated to the divisions and treated in a relatively routine manner. Passed this on 25X1A9a to (CONTINUED) Security information This document is part of an integrated Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-0104 Mk4OQOs'bb1(i92OVgg9J2e file it must be subjected to individual systematic review, Approved For RelWe 2004U ~, c 9-01041A0R0100020119-2 Security Information Official Diary 24 September 1952 25X9A5 8. Spoke with Admiral Wenger and with Mr. Sheldon respecting Admiral Wenger's recent letter on the sanitization problem. In substance, I agreed in principle with Wenger and undertook to cooperate in his effort. 9. At the NSC Senior Staff meeting on Tuesday, Admiral Wooldridge indicated that he had discussed with General Cabell the desirability of some setup to obtain a Commanderts estimate for the President. I made an appointment with General Cabell to discuss this informally on Thursday, at 2 P.M. 25X1A9a 10. Noted an item in the diary of O/SI to the effect that had requested material on Soviet electronics capability for publication. Spoke to requesting that 25X1A9a such inquiries be referred to me. Also requested - to draft an 25X1A9a appropriate general directive on this subject. Sec Information Approved For Release 8'60/09/12: CIA-RDP79-01041A000100020119-2