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Re: Doctor Otto John
Dear Mr. Dulles
Doctor Joho'^sked ne, as hie authorised: defense coun6el/to Inforo you about theoctor John bee, of course, a'esumedthat he vo be acquitted aad vould have personally informed the appropriate American
officers that during hia captivity with the Soviet Secret Service, he hse not given any significant intelligence information pertaining to thepersona, or connections of the American Intelligence Service or its relationship vith Ceman officials to the Soviet Secret Service or the East German State Security Service*
He vould appreciate yout/confirmation of this letter.