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August 12, 1952
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Approved For Releas J 00/09/12 :2 CIIA-RD1tP79-01041A00010 0154-3 Security Information Official Diary 25X1A2g fl 25X1A2g 2. Chatted by phone with Gen. McClelland on the problem of - I expressed a firm conviction that State would be unlikely to change its position, and indicated some concern that in our recent talk 25X1A9a had seemed to feel that continuing discussions with State would lead somewhere. McClelland agreed with my views, and we determined to explore all possible alternative steps, including use of facilities. McClellandts 25X1A9a 25X1C4a 3. As requested, spoke with Mr. Dulles respecting Mr. Hoskin's (State) memorandum on the Near and Middle East and with his consent passed it on for information to AD/CI and .AD/NE. 25X1A9a Vftlie Li.. Informed Mr. Dulles of the position I had taken with respect to 25X1A5a1 25X1A5a1 and his report, namely, that- should be referred to me if he appears in any of the offices and that CIA was not taking an official position in any way on any part of the report. I explained that we 25X1A5a1 could not really do this until NIE 65 was rea yr in December or January. 5. Passed on to Mr. Dulles some information which Mr. Reber had given me on the 25X1A2g 25X1A5a1 25X1A5a1 7. - phoned and informed me that his son Tom had now been classified ).F by the Draft Board and de.sited to do some public work. I suggested that he send him down to see me. (CONTINUED) 49PSZ@RiZ Security Information This document Is part of an Integrated Approved'For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01041A00'I106102oa1' 3irom the file it must he subjected to individual systematic revi, Tuesday, 12 August 1952 Approved For Release 00/09/12: CIA-RDP79-01041A00010 QM0154-3 ff-GQ SECRET Security Information Official Diary 1) August 1952 8. Mr. Reber suggested that the proposal to allocate responsibility for coordinating intelligence on civil defense to 0/RR be put on the IAC Agenda and I approved. 9. Inquired of'Gen. Weckerling whether or not G-2 might approve 25X9A5 the release of - and passed his affirmative indication on to George Carey. 25X9A5 10. Gen. Weckerling inquired as to what my position was respecti and had so told Gen. Boiling after our by CIA when he retires in some six weeks. I -made no commitment,-1 ut indicated that my recent expression of views had been solely in respect to the chairmanship of the watch Committee. 11, Chatted with Shef Edwards respecting further information he had received on the and undertook to pass this to Mr. Dulles. 25X1A2g 12. Briefly discussed with DCI our proposed memorandum respecting the FTC Petroleum Report and revised the memorandum accordingly. 25X1 DOa 13. difference in TO and .& of Russian and Chinese ivisions led me to believe that our OB Reports should in some way indicate this difference affirmatively. A divisional or regimental tag on a unit has no meaning unless the units are directly comparable in size and equipment. I am asking to take this up with 0/CI, which should 25X1A9a review the entire situation, including that relating to U.S. and other Allied and-Russian infantry and armored divisions. During the War, when a similar situation arose with respect to German divisional and other units, the device was adopted of making OB reports in terms of U.S. equivalent of battalions. 11t.. Visited 0/RR and chatted with a number of the Divisional Chiefs in Mr. Amory ' s office. 25X1A9a 15. inquired respecting a request for a map by the Democratic National Committee. I suggested that they be referred to some appropriate agency, and when informed that they had been referred to us by State, requested to suggest to State that this procedure not be repeated. 25X1A9a (CONTINUED SECRET Approved For Release 2"/0~/h?r"IRDP79-01041A000100020154-3 Approved For Release 2000/09/12: CIA-RDP79- 1A0001000 -0154-3 vie '" SEC Security Information Official Diary 11 August 1952 16. Informed Mr. Adams of the Senate Small Business Committee that our comment on the FTC Report had gone to Adm. Dennison. 25X1A9a 17. reported concerning a flap on a Section 8 case and I requested him to have a memorandum prepared. This was sent to the Director next morning. 25X1A9a 25X1X7 18. Informed of O/SO that Amory would probably not go but indicated that we could correct this with the a? er. SECRET Security Information Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA-RDP79-01041A000100020154-3