GENERAL- PBSUCCESS - SPECIFIC-INTERVIEW BETWEEN PRESIDENT ARBENZ AND AMBASSADOR

Created: 12/21/1953

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Interview Betweon President ARBKNZ and Aicbasaador PEURIFOY,3

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1. Ambassador PEURIFOY had his secretory privately deliver to me onecemberof Ms memorandum of conversation, dated Iffelating to an interview he-^tavJ^Ttfc-Proaident ARBENZ in the presence of Mrs. ARBENZ and Mrs. PEURIPOY on the evening of

The Ambassador had advised me ln advance that ho was havingdelivered to ae in orderight moke properto have it specifically called to the attention of

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Prior to his conversation with the President the Ambassadorroe of the- eontemplated^moeting of the two and sought any suggestionsight have with regard to the line he ahould take. ade some suggestions to the Ambassador, pointing out that they were strictly my personal views and were being furnished personally to Mmooult of his request. dvised him ln advance that probably any line he took would ln no way change the President's mind. ote from reading the memorandum ofthat it appears that Ambassador PEURIFOY was guidodby my recommendationslilnk the particular value of the line taken by Ambassador PEUSIPOY is that of creating more worries for tho President, who is definitely known to bo aputting things ln his mind which possibly, as pressure Increases, may bringealization on his part that he cannot continue as head of thla govomment. hin-he is stubborn enough never to change his viewa.

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3. Time did not permit before pouch closing time the copying of this memorandum in order that one copy might be attached to each copy of this dispatch. opy of the memorand"'" * is available) to this atatlon.

Jienneth S. -Hvloch

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