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September 24, 1965
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ate. ! Approved For Release 2003/09/02 :IA-RDP80B01676R000100130015-31-c-?tj-Ve xag1gE THE WHITE HOUSE CONFIDENTIAL, MEMORANDUM FOR WASHINGTON September 24, 1965 The Director of Central Intelligence Coordination of the United States Foreign Intelligence Effort Our Government is making a substantial effort and is exbendin large sums of money to obtain timely intelligence national defense and security. r g vital to our g ort requires efficient possible organization of the activities of the the most departments and agencies concerned, I the various activities be conducted as an integrated teis essential that these meet both current and lad er-term ndeavor best suited to One of the essential objectives of this integrated lefort is netoeds. timely notice to me and to other officials of critical develop- ments ments which have an important bearing on our p g national security. In view of the urgent necessi nation of all U. S. tY for maintaining effective coordi- foreign intelligence functions, I request that you serve as the Government's chief intelligence that You pursue as a primary responsibility the task of c, and dating and guiding the total U. S. oordi- accordance foreign intelligence effort in with National Security Council Intelligence Directive Number One of March 4, 1964. In the performance of your responsibility work closely with the heads of I shall expect you to and agencies ha U. S? Government departments and foreign intelligence responsibilities, with a view to assuring the proper coordination, correlation, evaluation and prompt dissemination of intelligence obtained from all sources. You are authorized and directed to establi in consultation with member agencies of the intelligence om s munity, such arrangements and for this p p It ism guide lines as are necessary ur purpose It y wish that you receive from the departments and agencies concerned the full cooperation and assistance which are essential to the success of your coordi- nating responsibility. Approved For Release 2003/09LQ2k RDP80BI,676R000100130015-3 Approved For Release 2003/09/Q CIA-RDP80BO1676R000100130015-3 CONFIDENTIAL -2 I will continue to look to your efforts as a means of achieving significant improvements in the organization, management, and effectiveness of our over-all foreign intelligence system. Copies to: The Secretary of State The Secretary of Defense The Chairman, President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board Approved For Release 2003/09/02 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000100130015-3 CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Relea 2003/09/02 : CIA-RDP80BO1676R000100130015-3 25 September 1965 Executive Secretary, USIB 7 E 19 HQ Jimmy: The Director asked that copies of the President's letter be provided to the'members of USIB. Please do. Executive Director -Comptroller 7D59 HQ 6767 ExDir :LKW : sbo Distribution: 0 - Adse w/Exec Memo 150 w/att -1 ER w/Exec Memo 150 w/att 1 - ExDir w/Exec Memo 150 w/att Att: Ltr dtd 24 Sep 65 to DCI fr President, subj: "Coordination of the United States Foreign Intelligence Effort" Approved For Release 2003/09/02 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000100130015-3 Approved For Relea003/09/02 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000100130015-3 (CLABBIFICATION) ~s - S~_Sr4 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR EXECUTIVE MEMORANDUM No. 0 DATE Z5 September 1965 TO: Deputy Director (Plans) Deputy Director (Intelligence) Deputy Director (Science & Technology) Deputy Director (Support) Inspector General General Counsel D/DCIINIPE Director, BPAM Exec. Secretary, USIB ROOM NO. ExDir:LKW:sbo Distribution: I ? Each adee -ER I ? 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. Approved For. Release 2003/09/02 : CIA-RDP80B01676R000 , fadud.d fiom ouommic down.s.ifi q and (CLAB$IFICATION) dedoa~xcouo.