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December 12, 1962
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Approved For Release 2002/11/19 : WRE1 80B01676R000100110006-5 (CLASSIFICATION) CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR NSC REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED ER 62-9151 EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM No. MEMORANDUM FOR: DEPUTY DIRECTOR (INTELLIGENCE) DEPUTY DIRECTOR (RESEARCH) A tGf5rt 13kLrCgt kre'i`i Y) FCtirii~S~II' MZZAIJIMTAR LB K: drm Distribution: DCI DDCI DD/I DD/R AD/SI ExDir 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. (CLASSIFICATION) Approved For Release 2002/11/19 : CIA-RDP80BOl676R000100110006-5 Approved For lease 2002/11/19: CIA-RDP80B01676R000100110006-5 NSC REFERRAL NOT REQUIRED December 12, 1962 NATIONAL SECURITY ACTION MEMORANDUM NO. 210 TO: The Secretary of State The Secretary of Defense The Chairman, Atomic Energy Cormission The Director, Office of Science and Technology The Director, Bureau of the Budget The Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Agency SUBJECT: Underground Nuclear Tests 1. The President has directed. the establishment of a Working Group on Underground Nuclear Tests to be comprised of representatives of the Departments of State and Defense, the Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (Chairman), the Atomic Energy Commission, the Bureau of the Budget, and the Office of Science and Technology. The departmental representatives should be designated promptly and their names reported to this office. 2. The Working Group will review the schedule of tests for the remainder of FY 1963 and for FY 1964, and the policy and technical justifications therefor, to deterrni:e if the schedule is consistent with the requirements of national security and with foreign policy. 3. The Group's conclusions and recommendations should be transmitted to the President as soon as possible and no later than March 4, 1963. McGeorge Bundy Information copies to: The Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff The Director of Central Intelligence THE W=:: T E HOUSE ' Approved For Release 2002/11/19 : CIA-RDP80BOl676R000100110006-5