CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
Mr. Richard Ben-Venistc Office of the Specialtreet, N. W.
Dear Mr. Ben-Veniste:
Re: Watergate Defendants Reference is madeetter of3 from
Mr. Lawrence R. Houston of this Offics in which we advised you that the law firm ofverby had requestedabout the service of their clients with this Agency.
In thism enclosing the information we have on Bernard L. Barker and Eugenio R, Martinez. We would appreciate your comments and suggestions on how this information should be provided to Schultz and Overby and Judge Sirica, since it is classified SECRET.