CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 8/11/1954

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DATE : 11 AUG

rec*T "GUATEMALA

D/DCI, DO/P, COP, Fl, Fl/OPS, Fl/STC, PPP/lCD, PP/CT, Fl/RI 2

CALLIGERIS HAS ASKED ASSISTANCE INTERNATIONAL PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN TO IMPROVE GUAT RELATIONS TO RUN CONCURRENTLY AND AFTER PBHISTORY TASK.

DUE NECESSITY MAG COOPERATION CALLIGERIS STAFF WITH PBHISTORY BELIEVE EXPEOIENT ASSIST THIS MATTER IN VIEW LACK STATION KUGOWN OFFICIALS AND WEAKNESS CALLIGERIS PROPAGANDA MACHINE PARTICULARLY IN INTERNATIONAL FIELD.

AS INITIAL STEP BELIEVE WOULD BE BENEFICIAL IF WE IN POSITION TO GET BALL ROLLING BY UNDERWRITING CALLIGERIS INTECHNICOLOR FILW SHORT BEGINNING AS NORMAL TftAVEL^OG BUT BLENDING TO SLANTED PROPAGANDA FINALE. HAVE BEEN PROMISED BY CALLIGERIS IMPLEMENTATION FULL FACILITIES PLUS TREMENDOUSCALLIGERIS SUPPORTERS IN NATIVE GARB ETC.

IF SUCH SHORT PRODUCED BY PROFESSIONALS WITH NARRATION IN SEVERAL LANGUAGES WOULD HAVE WORLD WIDE RECEPTION OUE CURRENT INTERNATIONAL INTEREST GUAT. IMMEDIATE ACTION NECESSARY TO IN-

GUAT Ih2 (IN TO: OIR PBHISTORY/IMMEDIATE ACTION

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GUAT 1U2) PAGE

CLUOE TOPICAL ANGLE RECENT REVOLT. SPECIAL FUNDS NECESSARY IF APPROVED. WILL AWAIT HQS DECISION 8EFORE PROCEEDING.

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JJWH, NOTIFIED OF RECEIPT OF THIS CESS AGE AT

AUGUST.

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