MEMORANDUM FOR: Chief, Western Hemisphere 4 Chilean Election Operation
1. Attachedrief summary of. Government's involvement in4 Chilean electionfi 2,
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McCone was active and aggressive in pursuit of the operation's objectives especially with business leaders
and the White House. In this-regard the follow-ing factors ought to be kept in mind;
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