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July 24, 1952
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Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA RDP79-Q1041A000100020169-7 Security Information Official Diary Thursday, 24 July 1952 25X1X6 25X1X6 1. mentioned to me the fact that Mr. Hedden was 25X1A9a looking into the affairs of (pursuant to a discussion at a recent morning meeting) and pointed out had also acted as a source. He wondered as to the application of the Directors order on revealing sources and I indicated that, so long as Mr. Hedden was advised as to the facts he could be relied upon to interpret the order properly. -25X1A9a 3. Passed on to the Office of DD/P 75X1A5a1 request for information respecting the and a 25X1X4 consolidated list of people subjected to Soviet interrogation. Attended Loyalty Board hearings. 5. Discussed briefly with DCI the situation in China and expressed my views as to U.S. policy. 6. Also discussed briefly with the DCI the situation in Iran and thereafter requested that O/NE prepare an uncoordinated estimate in time to be inserted in the President t s Book on Friday morning, Informed 25X1A9a Mr. Dulles and arranged for to sit in with the Board on this item. 7. Discussed with Messrs. Scientific.. ~ Division,- I requested- to prepare recommendations as 25X1A9a? to what should be done on overt collection in. Euro e and also briefly outlined the present situation respecting 25X1A8a (coNTINu l ) Approved For Release WQW$( ;, -RDP79-01041 A01 QA;QJpprt of an ante:rated Lilo. If separated from the file it must ho Objected to Individual systentfrypYiew, Approved For Release 2000/09/12: CIA-RDP79-01041A0001 QUO 0169-7 ToGIA SECRET Security Information 25X1A9a 25X1A6a Official Diary 2 July 1952 which would include a scientific element. were anxious to have scientific representatives and felt that this might be accomplished by diverting one of the regional offices recently authorized by PRC J aWO *4 4't & UAA4 P Q 8, After talking with Mr. Sheldon respecting his investigation of the intelligence support afforded the Operational Offices., I raised with Mr. Wisner the question of organic intelligence units for Operational Offices, It seemed tome that it was not feasible to obtain adequate support for these'Offices from other agencies, nor was CIA's normal organization to afford intelligence for the NSC adequate to Operational needs. I suggested that we have this situation surveyed and Mr. Wisner was in agreement. 9. Also discussed with Mr. Sheldon the job of coordinating intelligence memoranda as between O/NE and O/CI and assured him that I 25X1A9a would take no action on memorandum before he had a chance to express fully all of his views. 10. At the Loyalty Board hearing, Mr. Amory mentioned a survey being conducted by Mr. Hedden respecting intelligence on East-West trade, about which I had not previously heard. Later in the day I asked the Director about this and he referred me to Mr. Hedden. Apparently Hedden had expressed the view that there was considerable duplication in Govern- ment in East-West trade intelligence support and he had proposed looking into the situation, and the Director acquiesced. SECRET Securityy Information Approved For Release 2000/09/12 : CIA`-RDP79-01041A000100020169-7