ofr. Raymond Iaddy.
1. Mr. Winner opened the seatingleoueslon or operation WASHTUB, and the oonfueion that had resulted froa eport of
addltlonalthat In the opinion of the LINCOLN
station .Q. JsVs probably isprevLng oa the atory we had given to hlsi. Mr. wiener directedabla be cUspatched JaskluR far
olarifieatlon and/or oonflrmation of thla natter. He further directedaper be prepared aianaarlxlag the affair.
Mr. Wiener askederies of auestlooB be prepared fer preaentatlon to Aabaaaadori ia the areas of lnUreet to PBSDCCESS. tated that the Aabaaeadore would not be called upon to prepare written papers in answer to these questions, but In all probability they would be askederbal report. Subadtted herewith are tha questions to ba presented to Aabaeeador Willawea-i
a. What would be the effect on Unitedonduran re-
lations If PBSUCCES8 ware postponed or cancelled? Would
thistgnlrloant effect upon President Qalvaa and
hie politioal stature In Honduras?
b. Isossibility that the withdrawal af Unites Statoe
HISTORICAL REVIEWM RELEASE AS SANITIZED
fro* PBSUCCESS eould resultoalition between
Calligeri* and Carles whioh oould in tarn unseat Preaidant
Question to bo praaantad to Anbaseador Vhalan, Kleeraguai
la toot beat estimate of tha affect on United Stataarelatione if hj SUCCESS wer* postponed or cancelled?
the withdrawal or support at thle tine ,ln youranynegative effect upon the stability ofGoTerwertT
Question* to be preeented to Aabeeeador Penrlfoy, OUatenil*i
v a* what la your bast eetlnat* of tho Communist rfor ta* next sixnd what effect would
tha oaneellatlon or poatponanent of PB3UCCBSS have upon that
tln*-tabl*r Vould thia withdrawal, ia your opinion, neoese-
l^f aiily aid Coannnlst* in eoDaolidatlng their position In
Guatemala byi? :. Who abeuld have the responsibilityoun*nt* la
is responeible and who will do th* Job?
Per th* benefit ofwaa not preaeot at th* Set-
in-day morning meeting with th* Aaalatant Secretary ofHolland, Hr. Wiener briefly reviewed the elgnlfloentduring that neetlng, and Mr. Holland'a subsequentV with Oan. Smith in thloh he ncoaeaandad oaneellatlonI? V PBSUCCESS forthwith. Hr. Wiener than went on tc state thatSmith bad expressed his desire to review tha etetua of
*and ita future sonatina during the weekend ef 2U
!i. Mr. Wiener asked c
.whether he had brought with hie
to ba need by Nr. Holland In hie pooltire attack against
in Onatemala. c
that he aad with
aeTeral pepers spplioable te the subject. 5. At Mr. Wiaoer'e invitation, Mr. Baymcod Leddy atated that he had talked with Mr. Holland at length re the blocking out ofand race lrsaw nta pertinent to the project reviewed with Own. sadta. Ba advised that Mr. Holland had detailed hia to prepare the neoessary paper for the review. Mr. wisner emphasized to Mr. Leddy the import sneo of the Assistantsorting out those things whloh he will allow to peregardless of what action ia taken on the piranllitaryadio broadcasts, designation of propaganda and
penetration operations. Mr. Wiener wee also aaphaalsed to Mr.
projaot whloh were
teddy for tho Assistant Secretary's benefit, of/our preaerrihg' flexibility and manoeuTsrabllity. H* stated that we rasai-rea^ the right to reexamine st soma future date aogneate of tbe
a. That tba project ss presently
dishonorable way af accomplishing our sins and objectives
in Guatemala, particularly in view of the statement
made by the Secretary of State at the OAS conference,
lack flights. 6. Por the record Mr. Leddy again stated the official Departaent of Stats position (Hr. Holland)is PBSUCCESSt farvt
at which tlaa ba stated that aa would not Interfere in Latin Aaarioan domeetla affaire, b. That the degree te whloh Aabaaaador "'illaner had
aseoolated himself with President Oslvea and members of his stair, had cOeerly identified tha project with the official United States Ooveraaeat. c That the Assistant Seoretary had Modified hia original positionls PBSUCCESS to the effect that ba bad agreed to the continuation of certain phases of ths program with the exception of theery fiWpM. 7. hr. Vianer ooeaented upon Mr.pinion that documa*-tary arldenoe say na be neoeasary laanoese against tho tal ted States. It was the general opinion of those attending the Saturday Morning asetlng that thareter7 faittrong Olrcuaetantlal oase oould bs as effective as actual evidentiary material, fl. Mr. Wiener oommented briefly on the tachnlaal surveillance
(SWEEP) of tha Aaerlean fa-basal as in Tegucigalpa andIndieated thatefinitive report had notreceived. Initial indication* were that ths aaaurltyInstallation Is vary Attention was dlraotsd to the Job ofaper toat the high levelreview at weak'a and. diraoted that Mr. Baraearemained In
Waahlngten to assist In preparation of the paper and call aeabers of the Liaooln staff to headquarters le ha considered their presence necessary.
WUost taxed those present at the seating nee the.-heard the "alter ainchell broadcast Sunday In anion he exhibitedOaataaalan propaganda poster directed againat the unitedthen exhibited an aati-Coasainlst potter with tbe statenent, "Thlave are doing." Mr. Wiener asked Br. Iaddy whether ha knewin the Meting between tbe Assistant Seoretary and Mr.Oeneral Counsel for the United Fruit Coapany, and whetherbe any ooonsotlon between these two incidents. Bo oneconclusively hew, where, or when Mr. Wlnohell got thle bit of It was conjectured, however, that it night have oomo froatad Fruit Company. Mr. Leddy indicated that be would attempt towhat subjects had been discussed by Mr. Corcoran and the
ACTIOS! Mr. Leddy
subjectsresigning froa thecaused Mr. Wiener tohis views andwhat action had been token on the matter by Lincoln*that he jresigning for the following reasons:
general stste ef health has been poor for aomehe ia not getting any better.
with tha laok of support and treatmentin Mexloo.
e. Dissatisfaction with bis relative lack of prestige,and control of the ^Jjtatedtaff officer from Linooln had1st tareorder that Calligarls might read
them. Tha staff officer had been Instructed to prevail upon Calligarls
to read tho letters andtrong appeal to c issupport.
Wiener advised Mr. Leddy that in his opinion sod inof ethers, se had too such responsibility for the post-coupGuatemala. Be asked Mr. Leddy skat the Department's role would bepest period. Mr. Leddy sdvised that ths natter would be taken Ba felthilosophy psper which he had read Inhave considerable effect upon tbe "post" period.the particular paper which Mr. Leddy made reference to had notbecause lt was found to be objectionable to some people. Hethat Calligerls had then writtan andiallar paper
on Mexico and Honduras. Mr. Leddy indicated his desire to read tbe paper and he ana advised that It would be made available to hia, aa well as to other meats re preaent. ACTIO*! Mr. Ksterline
Leddy atated that the Assistant Secretary badtoally check of developmenta in PBSUCCESS. He Indicatedwas particularly interested in ourrent information oni
a. Tha atataa efill loo dollar Buatemalaa armsfron Cseoboslavakis.
Mr. Leddy said the Department oould havestepped on land If it were located, and that very probably it could be dons at aeariendly flegahlp vera oarrylng the material. He indicated, however, that if an Iron Curtain flagship wave oarrylng ths material. It might take an Incident
to atop the) Mr. Vlenarr. Laodyop-flight
staff officer waa detoting full tiae to the task, and that OHl la throwing It* weight behind th*
b. Th*f Col. Julian (Blaak Eagl*). Mr. Laddy stated that Col. Julian was tho principalagent for the Guatemala* Government. Hathat tha Departasnt fait soa* action should be taken to Inter for* with Col. Jalien's activities on ths part of Guatemala. Col. King advised Mr. Leddy that in his opinion Julian had never been able to acooejpllah anything. Mr. Seterllne, through his oontact with the Arms Trade would endeavor to find out what Julian is doing ourrently, andetemdnatioo as to wbsthersoa* action ahoold be taken on our part to bottle-up Col. Julian. ACTION! Col. Clog, Mr. Estarllns la. Mr. Wiener stated that in coaneotion with tha aubjecto die-cuased inbove, sone question had ariaen as to the advisability of Interfering with tha progress of Csaohoalavakian couriers who ar*tc leave for Csechoalavakla in the near future. Mr. Wiener stated that although we had tbs capability to intercept those men, tbs act had vary definit* policy lapation* and therefore he vould Ilk* t*lear deolaion fron tha Aaslatent Secretary prior to taking any such action. ACTIONt Hr. Leddy
1$. tbat th* Assistant Soon<tary uestion
Id his odjid as to the true reason for Col. Diss* trip through Central America, He stated that the Assistant Secretary did not consider tha feaale angls to be of any real slgnlfloaaoe. He requested that some attention be given to ferreting out the reue purpose. Col. King Indloated that Col. Diss waa under oonatant scrutiny and In faot, he was the major targetigh level defection operation scheduled to take plaoe In the next nonth. ACTIONi Col. King
16. Mr. Leddy stated that be vaa meeting Mr. "X" again onand wanted to know If we had any speolfio reooewndatlon* re his nodus operandi bare on out. He again noted that the doonnentary evldenoe re distribution of ems to other than tbe amy In Guatemala had been of oooolderable value to hin In his talks with Mr. He added that Mr.
- is maab interested In vetting additional inromatloD. At thisWisnor aadaatter of reoord that we have been realaa InMr. Laddy with material, but that wa will attenpt to improvei
17* Mr. Wiener briefly reviewed the "Appreciation Outline"by Mr. Roosevelt, and assigned responsibility for prsparatlon of material indloated therein.
18. Tb* nesting adjourned at UiOO hours with thehat tha partiolpant* would meet again0 hour*urrent briefing on the project tc be conducted
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