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January 5, 1963
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Approved For Release 2002/09/04: CIA-RDP80B01676R00010015Q06%t3 (CLASSIFICATION) I ~~-- I IUIN MLMORANDUM OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR Action Memorandum No. A-121 Date 5 January 1963 TO . Deputy Director (Intelligence) SUBJECT REFERENCE: 1. Secretary McNamara called me about noon on Saturday, 5 January, to state that he was going to make a budget presentation to Congress later on and needed to use some figures out of NIE 11-8 (Soviet Strategic Forces) on a Secret rather than a Top Secret basis. 2. Specifically, he indicated that he wanted to use the Soviet xnissaile capabilities in 1967 such as indicating the ranges of our Estimates, i. e., 300-600, etc. 3. He did not feel that this information was really Top secret and asked that we allow him to use it on a Secret basis. 4. 1 told him that I would check it out and have his office informed on Monday. Please take appropriate action accordingly. Marshall S. Carter Lieutenant General, USA Acting Director MSC:blp wV, wa 11 Lion: Origi ar - DD/Lm %, .0 '- ". Executive Director -DCI -ER Approved For Release 2002/09/04: CIA-RDP80BO1676R000100150068-3 Approved For Release ~ /& 7 4 : CIA-RDP80BOl676R00010040 68-3 0 Jarnuary 19 iii to Action Mac ',42l Soviet missile XZ U-- an a ' H P" baassis for his bz~ pr"e tion to Cc ems I ree ended that the I discuss this with Secretary l : h1aeel ', s all ve could say Irm the intellig and security viewpoint was that a r? d number estimate could clearly be treated as T if nteliig ce sous es and stets xeere not doz ed then otl. or hand, tae DCI ou tt to assure hi se i that :+., M ? arm r li zed the delicate palicy inplicationa f se firs a and sh d get the Preeid* tot's peraissi+i r then relying simply - "clearance' trcm the o The ICI agreed to take this actioin orally ass Lary when he wse scb , te+. ..creter7 RAY S a CL Deputy Direct?~r (i telligence j DDCI Executive Director 4 r~,~ra t Excicdcd tr ;n autmnatic dawnararsn; and 8 January 1 e cpl ained Approved For Release 2002/09/ 1IA-RDP80B01676R0001001500 _ _^eiassi tcatian