CABLE TO LINCOLN FROM (DELETED) RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 6/1/1954

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INCOMING

lincoln

infoi director

TO: PRITY PRITY

RYBAT PBSUCCESS FROM ONTRTCH

OMING THRU WITH ALL REQUESTS NPO (AS RCVD)GOUT,

OT OPTIMISTIC ABOUT C- ITUATION. BELIEVES

c AS SECRET PACT WITH ARBENZ HE Si ILL BANKING ON* cl FRAID UF WSBURNT AND HAS NOT RECEIVED ASSURANCE ODYOKE BACKING IF THEY GET IN TROUBLE. ILLING DO ANYTHING HE CAN HELP SITUATION BUT DOES NOT WISH MAKE TRIP TO DTGROGS AND FAIL,

1 MENTIONED DURING LAST MEETING THAT ECONOMICQF WSBURNT COFFEE AND GASOLINE TRADE WOULD CRIPPLE COUNTRY IN ULLY CONVINCED ONLY REMEDY SITUATION IS BYCLAIMS ANY DIPLOMATIC ACTION ONLY OF WORDS WILL BE LAUGHED ATUS NOTHING. TOO LATE FOR WORD SLAP BY OAS, UN OR ANOTHER

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