(UNTITLED) RE: COORDINATED EFFORT IN FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE

Created: 12/11/1954

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tba BBnorahle KLasr B. Staatafficer Operatlinenating Board25, D. C.

Dear Staatai

T*jr the last severaltba agencies In Un eaa> entire branch of tba Federal Oarer nae nt raa^nalble for reaeaurob In support of parehcdofical warfare hare aade periodic af forts to strengthen ooordi-natloa ofwork. Tha report to tha Psychological Strategy Board2 on socialcircee raaaexeh in cold warha JointoppoTt of tha External rfeseareh Staff by tba DepartaarrU of State and Defeneo and tha Oeatral Tatelligenea Agon cry, and tbafraai tlaa to thae, of ad, bee Interagency adriaoxyon reaeareh here all eemtrlbotad to eloeert'. -rr aaong tha agenele*

Tha striking tlallarity of tha rwaearoh reqnlreaenta of the aganeias engaged la propaganda, peyohologioal varfara, and inforaa-tlon aetlTltlasesent survey of tha latelllrence needa of the. Inforaatlon Agency. Mi oh of tho raaaarah oadartakac to aeat theae needs la, of oooraa, done within tbe Qrrvereaent,oeelderahla aaxnart la perforead oa contract vlth private reaeareh orraaisatione. oDtiaoiBg need exist* for theae ageaelea to relate tbelr internal and external res eareh, in order to assure that tha latter eosapleaenta aad sappleaanta foreer.

Aenardlagly, all of oa would stand to benefit If va could developevernaaaat-vlde prograa far external reaeareh la soy port of propaonnda, peyeboloaioal varfare and iaforaatloii Thla prograa would ba designed to anppleaant and strengthen existing afforte at external reoooa-dlaatioo aaeb aa the State Depertaent's quarterly Inventorlea, laforeal Iztter-eganey dlaeoealone and existing advisory panels. It would, of ootrrae, ba clearly naders-toed that tbe dlapealtloa of eaabfrarad* for external reaeareh to aeet Ita aeede la atriotly ite ova raspcmei-billty.

APPHOVtD FOR PELEASE DATE:9

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Mmtt teaaf tea Farcin Operatieaa atelalatratlan. If roa wite, yaa amy aeaad aeplee of tela latter te otter tea Ctaeratlaaa Ooordlaatlnc Beard.

Slaooraly rovre.

allaa V. telloa

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