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Approved For Reuse 2000/09/12: CIA-RDP79-01U1A000100020152-5 Official Diary Thursday, 14 August 1952 25X1A9a 1. , Acting AD/CI, consulted me on a question of SI clearance of an individual in Mr. p,noryts office, o/RR. I approved Mr. 25X1A9 desire to make this clearance available not earlier than the date on which the individual in question comes on duty. 25X1X7 2. Discussed with Dr. Kent the question of an exchange of drafts 3. At the Deputies, meeting, the Director indicated that he had disapproved 0/0's request for additional resident agencies. 25X1A5a1 5X1A9a 5. informed me that Cities Service officials had visited the White House and I so informed Gen. Smith. 6. Mentioned to the DCI that would be in to see 25X1A5a1 him, but this meeting was later cancelled. 7. In response to my inquiry, the DCI indicated that we would await further instructions from the President before working out a pro- cedure for getting a publication to Stevenson and Eisenhower, 8. Attended IAC. 9. After the IAC meeting, conferred with Adm. Stout, DNI, respecting the following: a. Stout called my attention to a complaint from Layton respecting the attendance of three CIA representatives at the Security Sub- 25X1 A6a committee meetings I ex lained the back ro d of thi p g un s situation at some length and indicated to Adm. Stout that in the future the CIA Senior Representative in the area would attend as adviser to the U.S. Senior Representative. I would consult with (CONTINUED) Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79a0d?+tbaA(8041i90Oa3On1eidte file. If separated from the file it must be Approved For Rele.;,e 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-0104 k000100020152-5 i SECRET Official Diary 1L1. August 1952 25X1X7 Mr. Wisner as to whether he desired a viorking-level assistant to attend in order to sit in on meetings of the Security Sub- committee; this would not be appropriate for the CIA Senior Representative. I also explained to Adm. Stout the reasons why CIA insisted on taking no formal intelligence positions at such meetings, which were intended to stimulate collection rather than to advise the collectors. Adm. Stout confirmed my suspicion that these meetings, which had been conceived of Adm. Stout suggested that after we had made our decisions, we give him a memorandum as to our understanding of the procedure at future conferences. I indicated that as far as I was concerned, it would be preferable to have the CIA Representative deal through the Senior U. S. Representative. Later briefed Mr. Wisner on all of this and requested him, in due time, to have a memorandum of understanding prepared for transmittal to Adm. Stout and Mr. Wisner undertook to do this. 25X1X7 25X1A9a 25X1A5a1 10. of O/SI consulted me respecting who was here on a consultant basis. I suggested that he talk with Mr. Amory, particularly on O/RR's project relating to the economic basis of the Russian ILE effort. I also authorized to have talk with Mr. Sheldon. 25X1A9a 25X1 A5a 1 25X1A5a1 11. Chatted briefly with as to the value of his association with O/CI. Although this has no immediate value, it is an excellent precaution. 25X1X7 13. Mr. Wisner informed me that Averill Harriman had questioned him respecting certain China trade matters and requested that I have (CONTINUED) SECRET Approved For Releas a UQ,RQIQ9J12 : CIA-RDP79-01041 A000100020152-5 Approved For ReIe,,p 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-010 14.A000100020152-5 -;QP SECRET Security Information Official Diaty lL August 1952 Harriman briefed on this subject. Upon checking, I was not satisfied as to the state of Harrirnan's clearance, but we shall be able to give him a secret brief- ing which will probably be adequate. 25X1A9~ 14 Respecting the use or further distribution of operational cables, I p one of '. and he suggested that we contact - or, in25 l A9a 25X1 A9ais absence, with requests for FD's. In turn, I informed Mr. 25X1A9 would be screening such cables here and any such cables might be referred to him. 15. Briefed all personnel of my office on the fact that my arrange- ments with Mr. Wisner were that operational cables received here were for my information and were not for dissemination to the Intelligence Offices or elsewhere. If we desired one of our offices to have the material in such cables, we could do this by insuring that an appropriate PD is sent to the office. 25X1A5a1 25X1A9a 17. NEEMM" of O/CI checked with me regarding a request by Navy that certain receive CIA publica- -25X1 X7 tions. I disapproved of such dissemination. 18. O/CI consulted me as to giving a copy of the CIB to Gen. Cabell and I approved such dissemination. 19. Gen. Samford phoned and indicated that Gen. Walsh and he were agreed as to the value of his redraft of the summary evaluation of the U.S. security position and this would be cleared with 25X1A9a on Friday. Accordingly, there would be no need to send the Progress Report to the NSC. (CONTINUM) SECRET Approved For Releasee2O6000911 : CIA-RDP79-01041A000100020152-5 Approved For Releap 2000AW ? CIA-RDP79-01041000100020152-5 SK I,;,,: i Securify Information Official Diary 14 August 1952 25X1A9a 20. of 0/CI consulted me respecting the terms on- 25X1 X7 which material 'could be released - and I approved his draft revisior of the rules providing appropriate safeguards,, suggesting that in all such matters he keep in close contact with of I&S. 25X1A9a 25X1A5a1 21. Consulted with Mr. Dulles and and Shef Edwards 25X1A29?especting the and it was agreed tha we wou d proceed with a PG, then a Loyalty Board; and then impose certain qualifications. In view of certain information given to us by I requested Col. Edwards to talk informally with G-2 Securi y aut orities. 25X1A5a1 .;iefr' SECREE f ecurit Information Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01041A000100020152-5