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September 22, 1952
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Approved For Fjlease 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-0j041A000100020121-9 SECRET Security Information Official Diary 25X9A5 Monday, 22 September 1952 2. Conferred with Messrs. Sheldon and Kent respecting t, joint OCI/ONE roundup on the Middle East. 25X1A9a 3. phoned and indicated that the President desired to have Admiral Dennison stay with him until the end of his term. I indicated that this was perfectly satisfactory with us and that we would be prepared to talk with her in December. I had already cleared with the 25X1 25~C1A9a 25X1 A9a possibility that would assist her. also indicated that 5 25X1A9a a friend of her ' s, one desired to come to CIA and I said that I would see her on Thursday between 5 and 6. This girl may be the secretary for whom Huntington Sheldon is looking and I have mentioned her to him. t. Chatted with regarding the results of the Seattle 25X1A8a trip, including recommendations on office contacts. 5. Dr. Chadwell reported to me on a most satisfactory first meeting of the SEC. He mentioned some reluctance on the part of one of the Military members to set up a medical working subcommittee and I indicated that this question had already been squarely settled by the ad hoc Committee itself. 25X1X7 7. Phoned Colonel Zierath and informed him that I fully agree with his total revision of the PSB minute on social science research. I informed him that I would not approve any minute of this character which did not at least go as far as his redraft. 8. Discussed with General Samford and Mr. Hoover certain amend- ments to the summary evaluation paper resulting from the meeting with the NSC Steering Group. It was agreed that Mr. Hoover would have the paper redrafted and would deliver copy to General Samford, who would call together a meeting of the Senior Group, before the paper is finally delivered to General Smith. In the meantime, I shall revise the transmittal letter. 9. Mr. Pforzheimer phoned on a matter relating to the Davies case and I referred him to Mr. Wisner. 25X1A9a 25X1A5a1r 10. phoned and said that we had received complimentary emarks from State on the State had requested authority to transmit copies to our Embassy in Moscow and State people in Frankfurt and I approved such dissemination. (CONTINUED) Approved For Releasi4d U 11! CIA-RDP76VgAIM99il'IDQOgQ~,'{ I-9 file. If separated from the file it must be Subjected to individual systematic review. Approved For Release 2000/09/12: CIA-RDP79-01 41A000100020121-9 ffO SECRET Security Information official Diary 22 September 1952 25X1A9a 11. inquired as to the best procedure for obtaining General Chase's comments on SE-29, relating to Formosa. I suggested that this be done through G-2. 25X1A9a 12. Raised with the desirability of a new estimate on 13. Discussed with Messrs. Sheldon and Kent the project for a Presidential briefing book. Requested recommendations as to areas to be covered by trial runs by Wednesday of this week. 25X1A9a 14. Spoke with Dr. Kent and Frank Wisner respecting the case of lt iffi cu y The Board of National Estimates had raised some d joining them as an associate member and I deferred to their Thereafter suggested to Mr. Sheldon that he might have some use for 25X1A9a - for a maximum six months' period and Mr. Sheldon undertook to investigate the situation. I shall not speak to Wisner or unt125X1 A9a I hear from Mr. Sheldon. 25X1A9a 25X1A9a i5? Expressed to Mr. Sheldon my continued interest in analysis of the use of source material by 0/CI and suggested that this analysis would be of substantial interest to other ADs, particularly collecting ADs, and he undertook to have it carried around to them. 16. Reviewed with Mir. Reber a program for planning, about which we are going to talk more at length later. Approved For Release 200Ot092""ClA-RDP79-01041A000100020121-9