CABLE FROM LINCOLN PROVIDING TOPICS FOR BROADCAST RE LIBERATION MOVEMENT ATTACK

Created: 6/17/1954

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GOVT ACTION IN ORGANIZING MASS PUBLIC0 JUNEOW BELIEVED TO BE THEIR COUNTER-IEASURE TO ENSURE MAXIMUM STRENGTH INSIDE CITYAY.

IMPERATIVE YOU TRANSMIT FOLLOWING SOONEST TO AFTER EXPLAINING ABOVE.

MUST BE MADE KNOWN TO RECOGNIZE THAT THISCOMMUNIST THREAT TO LAUNCH BOGOTAZO AND OVERWHELM ARMY,

IMPOSSIBLE FORESTALL0 THEREFORE ARMY MUST BE URGED TOMEASURES ALLEGEDLY AGAINST SUBVERSIVE FORCES.BLOCKADES THROUGHOUT CENTER OF CITY AND SEARCHINGFOR FIREARMS. ARMED PATROLS MUST BE IN READINESS TO

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PREVENT DISORDERS. ARMY MUST BE PREPARED TO FIRE ON RIOTERS AND TAKE STRONG MEASURES WITHOUT EQUIVOCTATION.

C TH FACT THAT OUR

INTELLIGENCE INDICATES THISOMMUNIST MANEUVER TO SACK THE CITY AND SEIZE CONTROL OVER ARMY WHICH IT DISTRUSTS. If PREVENTIVE MEASURES ARE NOT TAKEN SOONEST ARMY WILL PASS TO COMMUNIST CONTROL ON THIS DATE.

D. DO EVERYTHING IN YOUR POWER TO CANCEL MEETING. DISPERSE CfiOWOS. DENY ASSEMBLY OF ALL GROUPS. THESE MEASURES MUST BE TAKEN AT ONCE.

U. FY I: ABOVE PREDICATED ON DEOUCTION ONLY FROM HOWEVER, IMPORTANT YOU REALIZE THIS CAPABILITY EXISTSEVERY MEANS TO COUNTERACT IT. IF SUCCESSFUL INOF FOREGOING ANY ACTION WHICH IT WOULD TAKE WOULD BEANDTEP IN DIRECTION OF THIS THEN COULDTEST.

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CABLE SECRETARIAT COMMENT:

MR. ESTERLINE AND MR. WISNERP WH, NOTIFIED OF RECEIPT OF THIS MESSAGE l|0

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