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March 20, 1969
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Approved Fo elease 2nDr-i / . d - M 101800090113-4 d 20 March 1969 5X1 5X1 MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD Morning Meeting of 20 March 1969 DD/I called attention to a 1965 Intelligence Memorandum which recited the history of Soviet/Chinese differences over their common border on the Ussuri River and estimated that there would be more of the same in the future. Goodwin subsequently requested and received the DD/I's copy for the purpose of providing the press with some history. DD/I reported on his efforts to obtain from NBC the 800 feet of Soviet news film mentioned at yesterday's meeting. DD/I reported a negative Task Force I land cautioned the Director not to attach too much importance to the number of MIG-19s now reported as being in North Vietnam. Godfrey noted that the two U. S. fishing vessels captured yester- day by Peruvian authorities have been released but that reports as to the exact location of the vessels at the time of seizure are still vague. I provided the Director with a memorandum by Hugh Cunningham critiquing Ambassador Korry's comments on the recent Chile Estimate. Maury reported that Senator Cooper's office had called to advise that he will not be able to visit Headquarters in the near future. Approved For Rel Approved For Fase 20 2/'K4': f DP80k01284 800090113-4 *Maury noted Russ Blandford's request that we retain the House Armed Services Committee's copy of the Director's testimony of 18 March but that it be on call for the Committee's use as well as for Secretary Laird's review during his 25 March appearance before the same Committee. The Director asked Maury to contact to determine whether the Secretary would like to review the Director's testimony. 'Maury noted Senator Mundt's continuing desire for data from the Agency supporting a Communist conspiracy in the world student move- ment. After considerable discussion the Director asked Maury to be briefed by and then to have conversa- tions with Senator Mundt in order to determine what the Senator knows and wants. Maury reported that, according to Frank Slatinshek, the Director won the complete confidence of Congressman Pike (Pueblo Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee). Bross reported that Polly Wisner recently donated a substantial sum to the Educational Aid Fund in memory of Mr. Frank Wisner. The Director noted that press reports on the secret talks being held in Vientiane are not helpful. The Director noted that he is having some problem with the sug- gested letter to Senator Ervin and asked those concerned to discuss it with him following the meeting. Goodwin reported that he received several calls from the press last night on allegations that the Agency was somehow involved in the I *Extracted and sent to action officer Approved For Release 2005/12/14: CIA-RDP80RO1284AO01800090113-4 25X1 25X1 5X1 25X1