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.11RirY IRicnDMAT1nkt General Smith Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80RO1731 R000700440032-6 'oP SEGRE November 7, 1952 NSC REVIEWED DOCUMENT AND HAS NO OBJECTION TO DECLASSIFICATION. 9/19/07 MDRORANDBM FOR THE RECORD: Subject: PSB Midday Meeting, November 6, 1952, in ,'. Bruce's Office. Present: David K. Bruce W. Bedell Smith Alan G. Kirk The following PSB matters were discussed: Semi l Rer orb M C It. is recogni zed that an additional report in early January will probably be expected. The desire was plainly indicated to have such report as brief as possible. Nat-ion a t a et s The embers agreed that Thursday, November 27,. being Thanks- giving Day, the Midday Meeting will be held on Wednesday, the 26th. Insofar as Christmas and New Year's days are concerned, decision as to substitute days was deferred. Admiral Kirk indicated that on the evening of Thursday, Decem- ber 4, he was corrmitted to make a speech before the English-Speaking Union in New York City. The Members present felt that his absence on that date would be acceptable to them. American Bible Soci v The American Bible Society's suggestion regarding the "generous gestures to be announced by the President-elect of offering Bibles in the Russian language to the Russian people was not favorably looked upon by the Board. Admiral Kirk was instructed to write appropriately P9cXT FekVILW LATE: AUTHo 46MURITY INFORIWA[W~ll DATE H 7D REV19WER1 c,rA9!r ' Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80RO1731 R000700440032-6 ,i i:I it ilT1 IgIiL~LI:4 Y"AM7 Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80RO1731 R000700440032-6 REGRET Mr . in '. truce gave Admiral Kirk a memorandum from Mr, Carlisle i1 : Deputy Under Secretary of State for Administration, ing that Mr. Joseph Sweeney would be available for this special work until 1 January 1953. 2ZLIc Admiral Kirk informed the Members that progress was being made on the procedure for the 10/5 Review Group, and that first studies of projects concerned with covert operations would take place early next week. In this Connection, Mr. Bruce gave Admiral Kirk the Department of State's written concurrence with the Director of CIA's memorandum of 31 October 1952. The Members were informed that th- Dpertment of Defense had signified its concurrence therein. Members indicated no objection to thes irk to speak. e two eommitnts for Those present then engaged In a discussion of electromagnetic warfare in its broadest aspects and not Connected with the primary functions of P5B. Information was exchanged as to projects in hand. Points of view were expressed, all indicating the seriousness with which the Soviet capability in this field was !considered. Akan G. Kirk. PSBtD ipirk#ns LCURHY JNFUtt A ttON y VoZ ~I", T 19 #~of3 Approved For Release 2007/12/18: CIA-RDP80R01731 R000700440032-6