CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA CITY RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 8/20/1954

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UGUST 54

TO : DIRECTOR

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GUAT FORMIN DOCS PERTAINING CENTRAL AMERICARIME OBTAINED AND PHOTOGRAPHEDUGUST AS REQUESTED. DOCS FOR MOST PART CONSTITUTE ONLY PARTIAL STORY DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE, TYPICAL EXAMPLE IS HONDURAS CORRESPONDENCE. SOME DOCS DATED DECEMBERNDHEN SKIPS TOHESE LATTER PAPERS ARE MAINLYOW PUBLISHED NjTES TO HONDURAS GOVT* MORE COMPLETE PICTURE GIVEN IN COHHESPONDENCE TO WASH AND UN REPS, THIS ALSO, HOWEVER, IS FAR FROM COMPLETE. WILL STRESS NEED MORE THOROUGH SEARCH BY COMITE LEADERS FORMIN FILES HOWEVER,ESSIMISTIC REF: VALUE MATERIAL LEFT BEHIND FORMIN.

2. VIEW ABOVE DO ML CONSIDER MATERIAL CURRENTLY AVAILABLE STRONG ENOUGH TO SUPPORT HONDURAS WHITE BOOK. PBHISTORV DOES HAVE CERTAIN DOCS WHICH COULD BE EXPLOITED EXCELLENTLY IN HONDURAS,NOT SUFFICIENT WEIGHT TO PUBLISH WHITE BOOK. ODACID REPS CONCUR

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3. UNLESS ADVISED CONTRARY MYLKES WILL DELAY TRIP TO SKILLET ON CHANCE FINAL SEARCH FORMIN OR NEW SOURCES WILL TURN UP DESIRED DOCS.

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