ORAXOUM FOR THE RECORD
Of the Heating of theommittee,0
Mr. Kissinger, Mr. Packard, Mr. Johnson, and CencralMr. Mitchell vai out of the city; hla views on the:. lteae were obtained prior to hla departure.
William Broe via preaenc for lt<
Mr. Thonua Karameai
i. olitical Action Related0 Presidential Election
a. Mr. Broe briefed the Committee In detail on the cloaeresidential election race In Chile between Aleasandrl, Allege, and Tonic. He noted that tha Joint Stata/CIA conaeneue la that. should not provide direct support to any prealdentlal candidate. Rather, the covert effort should be confined to spoiling operations undertaken agalnac tha Popular Unity (UP) electoraloalitic oi Cournunlsta, Sociallsta and leftlata supporting Allende. Mr. Broe described the operations, mechanisms and iccurt funding netbout to he ncod and noted that totftl eatimated com of these efforts through0 would bi
b. Id the anaulng dlacunton, cognlaance waa taken of the fact
thi- Ambaaaador aod the CIA Station Chief ailght recommend additional action, poaelblyIncluding direct support to one candidate.
c. The members war* unanlmoua in approving the proposal as described io tha CU paperncludlngto* funding level.