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August 13, 1952
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Approved For Rel se 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01 Q4 A000100020153-4 R ill Official Diary Wednesday, 13 August 1952 1. Informed Mr. Wisner of Mr. Hedden's suggestion as to the security risk in the use of pseudonyms and requested that he have this matter gone into again, and Mr. Wisner undertook to do so, 2. With the approval of DCI, passed to Adm. Dennison and Mr. Adams of the Senate Small Business Committee a Russian Near East propaganda broadcast relating to oil monopolies in the Middle East. 25X1A9a 25X1A9a 3. Chatted with , the new Cable Secretary, and Mr. to insure that copies of all cables containing substantive intelligence which would normally go either to DCI or DD/P simultaneously come to this office. Following this conversation, an appropriate notification was issued by the Cable Secretary and questions were raised by - of the Operational Offices. When I explained to them that these cables were 25X1A9c intended for my information and not for further dissemination, all'were satisfied as to this new arrangement and I confirmed this with Mr. Wisner. 25X1A9a It. of the Operational Offices consulted me as to the need for an Intelligence Officer, Grade GS-14. I later chatted with 25X1A9a to ascertain whether his man would be available and he had one suggestion which I thought he might discuss withllllllllllllllllllllll I shall also 25X1A9a raise this at the IADs' meeting. 5. Chatted with Col. Edwards and with respecting 25X1A9a a Russian defector being brought in under Section an , upon being informed of DCI's decision that no comment should be made, I insisted that follow these orders.25X1 A9a 25X1A9a 6. Discussed with Drs. Chadwell, lllllllllllllllllllllland Andrews, and Jim Reber, the 0/SI indexing project and, after further discussion, requested Dr. Andrews to withdraw his limited concurrence and attend the PRC meeting where this project was considered, in order to express his views on its limitations. 25X1A9a 7. Discussed with Dr. Chadwell and Messrs. _- 25X1A2g)/SI relations (through FI) wither I indicated my view that they 25X1A2gshould asstune that would become more independent and also would have much closer relations Accordingly, they would 25X1X7 have to tread softly in passing information to that organization. Frankly, I felt that we should trade things other than intelligence information to obtain intelligence from 25X1A2g (CONTINUED) Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-010 ? p OWT9 ditn a sued t must be subjected to individual systematic review. Approved For Releae 20O~Q9/~~,~Q-RDP79-0104000100020153-4 Security Information Official Diary 13 August 1952 25X1A9a 8. Dr. Chadwell explained that the real purpose of trip abroad was area familiarization for a new division chief and I indicated that I would approve this trip if the project were appropriately rewritten. 9. Also informed Dr. Chadwell that I would rewrite a memorandum respecting the understanding as to the result of the SST Ad Hoc Committee Report. lO. Mr. Sheldon reported to me on the work of the USCIB ad hoc committee and I approved the action being taken. Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01041A000100020153-4