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August 1, 1962
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Approved,.For Rel pse 2002/11/08: CIA-RDP80B01676RQQ100100017-4 SXCX T (CLA$BIFICATION) CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM NSC REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM No. DATE I f` 25X1 LBK/ jrc Distribution: I - to each addressee 1 - DDCI (for info. 1 Exec. Director ERI MEMORANDUM FOR: DEPUTY DIRECTOR (PLANS) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (INTELLIGENCE) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (RESEARCH) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (SUPPORT) COMPTROLLER INSPECTOR GENERAL GENERAL COUNSEL ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR NATIONAL ESTIMATES This memorandum contains information for the addressees. Ad- dressees may give this memorandum additional circulation within their components as required. All copies should be destroyed not filed, upon completion of circulation. A master file will be kept in the Executive Director's Office and will be available upon request. Approved For Release 2002/1' 04 A- 80 08945614.4 ff61 - j 100017-4 dow",rr n stag XedAp Release 2002/11/08: CIA-RDP80B016176R000100100017-4 THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON SECRET August 1, 1962 NATIONAL SECURITY ACTION MEMORANDUM NO. 176 TO: Secretary of State Secretary of Defense Attorney General Secretary of Commerce Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare Director of Central Intelligence Director of Office of Emergency Planning Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission Director, United States Information Agency Administrator, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Director of the Office of Science and Technology SUBJECT: Release of Public Information Concerning Soviet Nuclear Tests The President has directed that all recipients of classified intelli- gence information regarding Soviet nuclear tests take all feasible steps to prevent unauthorized disclosure of the information. Such action is essential to safeguard intelligence sources and methods used in obtaining this information. No public release of information relating to the occurrence of foreign nuclear weapons tests will be made except as specifically authorized by the President. Public announcement authorized by the President will be made by the Atomic Energy Commission, unless otherwise directed by the President. 'VlcGeorp Aandy cc: Military Represer o the President Approved For IReTease 2002/11/08 : CIA-RDP80BO1676R000100100017-4 r App App EN E W L c C NFIDENTIAL SECRET CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY OFFICIAL ROUTING SLIP TO NAME AND ADDRESS DATE INITIALS I Mr . ~ 2 3 4 5 6 ACTION DIRECT REPLY PREPARE REPLY APPROVAL DISPATCH RECOMMENDATION COMMENT FILE RETURN CONCURRENCE INFORMATION SIGNATURE Remarks : FOLD HERE TO RETURN TO SENDER FROM: NAME, ADDRESS AND PHONE NO. DATE 40 m bsin -r -r C CRET 25X1 FORM Na- 237 Use previous editions (40) 1 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 1961 0-587282 82