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December 14, 2016
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November 8, 2002
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June 9, 1962
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Approved Fo lease 20F/1 q21/19: CIA-RDP80B016 000100100037-2 0NI)EN TIA I_. `, 1 4~A CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM NSC REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED UFFICE' ()F ")'lih; I)1KEcj,()It EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM No. DATE 13 June 1962 O/Exec. Dir. / jrc Distribution: 1 - each addressee 1 - Exec. Dir. - ER - w/basic MEMORANDUM FOR: DEPUTY DIRECTOR (PLANS) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (INTELLIGENCE) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (RESEARCH) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (SUPPORT) COMPTROLLER INSPECTOR GENERAL GENERAL COUNSEL. ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR NATIONAL ESTIMATES Director of Security DD,1P - Attn: Chief, _ CI This W,emoranciuin I f n , t ~ l : r 5 infcrrmutinrl for the a c t d r e s : , e c may dive this menrur2nduiti additioirli rin ulatlI I , ~;I. their components as rI?guirrd. All ,?onit:s Shuuld h,? IlestroretI nrt tiled, upon cnnipl,tior; of L:rculatIII A rn.f,tor r:l,? will h,. kin III the Exec?uti),? 11;rr, for s c)tilc( ;111(1 will he ;LVail;ihl, upon ra l;n, r I 0 Nr I !, I N 1 A I, Approved For Release 2002/11/19 : CIA-RDP80BO1676R000100100037-2 r"X CUhVC Rigist:y Approved Foelease 2002/11/19: CIA-RDP80B016QQ01001.0,0037- TItE \VIIITE, HODS : CONFIDENTIAL NSC REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED June 9, 1962 NATIONAL SECURITY ACTION MEMORANDUM 161 TO: The Secretary of State The Secretary of Defense The Secretary of the Treasury The Secretary of Commerce The Attorney General The Director of Central Intelligence /" Military Representative of the President Administrator, Federal Aviation Agency Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission SUBJECT: U. S. Internal Security Programs 1. In line with my continuing effort to give primary responsibility for the initiative on major matters of policy and administration in a given field to a key member of my Administration, I will look to the Attorney General to take the initiative in the govern- ment in ensuring the development of plans, programs, and action proposals to protect the internal security of the United States; I will expect him to prepare recommendations, in collaboration with other depart- ments and agencies, in the government having the responsibility for internal security programs, with respect to those matters requiring Presidential action. (EXECUTIVE REGISTRY FILE Approved For Release 2002/11/19 : CIA-RDP80BO1676R000100100037-2 Approved FoIease 2002/11/19 : CIA-RDP80B016iit000100100037-2 TILE WIIITP; CONFIDENTIAL - 2 - 2. Accordingly, I have directed that the two inter- departmental committees concerned with internal security--the Interdepartmental Intelligence Conference (IIC) and the Interdepartmental Committee on Internal Security (IGIS)--which have been under the supervision of the National Security Council, will be transferred to the supervision of the Attorney General. The rondo ui g the need for these committees and for the relationship Attorney General Attorney General will be matters to deteine. cc: J. Edgar Hoover, Chairman Interdepartmental Intelligence Conference John F. Doherty, Chairman Interdepartmental Commi*t...ae Internal &ecurity A. Russell Ash, NSC Staff CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2002/11/19 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000100100037-2