MEMO TOJIM JONES AND WALT ROSTOW FROM BROMLEY SMITH RE THE PRESIDENT'S TRIP TO

Created: 7/5/1968

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FROM BROMLEY SMITH 10 JIM JONES

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GE3CY DIRECTORATE OF INTELLIGENCEJULY

INTELLIGENCE MEMORANDUM

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THE PRESIDENT'S TRIP

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STUDENTS CONTINUES TO PLAY THEFOR HOSTILEfiDl PARTY SUPPORT APPARENTLY WILL 8;

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LEADERS REMAIN AFRAID THAT AN ATTACK ON THE- EMBASSY.BE INSTIQATED BYOULDEVERE--J:

BY SECURITY FORCES, BOTH STUDENT AND COMMUNIST

HOWEVER, APPARENTLY FEEL THAT SOME SORT OF EFFORT MUSTj^:

MADE TO DAMPEN VHAT'THEY FEAR WILL BE AN: UNUSUALLY VARti * ' FOR PRESIDENT.

TUDENT ACTIVITY HAS THUS FAR BEEN LIMITED TO THE DIST-OF HOSTILE PROP03ANOA AND THE PASTING OF LEAFLETS PECIAL EDITION OF THE UNIVERSITYUSTOM.1

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ABOR ORQANIZaTIONS, INCLUDING IKE CO. iMUNIST-DOM [MATEDLL NOT PARTICIPATE IN DEMONSTARTIONS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT. VOP.XHErt ARE SAID TO BE QC NEK ALLY UNINTERESTED IN THE VISIT.

HE THREATERIOUS BUS STRIKE IS SUBSIDING.SERVICE, USING NON-UNION DRIVERS, HAD BEEN RESTOREDAFTERNOONULY, THE GOVERNMENT PLANS MEASURESNORMALY

THE CHRISTIAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY <PDO WILL APPARENTLY APPEASE nS NO RE RADICAL YOUTH ELEMENT* BY NOT TAKING'PART IN ANY OFFICIAL ACTS DURING THE VISIT AND BY ISSUINGASTY MANIFESTO BLANDLY . ECONOMIC BOMINATION OF LATIN AMERICA. IN ADDITION, THE PDC MAYOR OP SAN SALVADOR HAS BEEN REQUESTED NOT TO PRESENT THE KEY TO THE CITY TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

SECURITY FORCES ARE KEEPING WELL INFORMED.OF ALL PROTEST ACTIVITY AND HILL BREAK UP ANY DEMONSTRATIONS THAT SEES LIKELY TO EMBARRASS THEELCOMING CROWDARGE BY SALVADORAN STANDARDS, IS PREDICTED AT ILOPANOOETAIL OFROOPS WILL PROTECT THE AIRPORT,aa-MAN UNIT IN RESERVE. THE ROUTE TO AND THROUGH THE CITY PROPER WILL BE COVEREDNIFORMED POLICED EI!ETECTIVES AND EACH SCHEDULED STEP WILL BE MANNED BY AND. ADDITIONALTOEN. ROOPS ARE

BEING HELD IN THE GENERAL AREA IN READY RESERVE. SALVADOR

SECURITY FORCES ARE ALSO PLANNING TO ARREST APPROXIMATELY. 75 lATMHMaVrj LEFTISTS ANDER DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL VISIT.

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(FAR) REPORTS THAI FAR LtADirtS ARE HOT IN FAVOR OF ANY ATTEMPT TO CARRY OUT TERRORISM AT THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING THE PRESIDENTS VISIT. TliEY REPORTEDLY CONSIDER THE ODDS/ AGAINST SUCCESS TOO HIGH 1ft VIEW .OF. EXPECTED SECURITY'MD FEAR THAT PU8LIC1IY WOULD BE UNFAVORABLE TO THEIfft'.UATEMALA NOTi, KOwEVSR, THAT'ATION WOULD.BE REGARDED AS' COMINGLY PRELIMtfARY

9m- ELSEWHERE^ IN CENTRAL AMERICA, THft SMALL. PRO-CUBAN",

REVOLUTIONARY PARTY IN COSTARICA REPORTEDLY IS PLANNING

POST MEMBERS AT THE SAM JOSE AIRPORT WITH.

DURING THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT. COSTA RlCAN SECURITYSTATED, HOWEVER, THAT NO SUCH, PLACAQDS WILL BE ALLOWED, "

AND' THAT KNOWN TR08LE-MAKEKS ARE TO BE CALLED IN AND WARNED ANY DISTURBANCES. IN HONDURAS, THE POLITICALONE OF THE TWO FACTIONS OF THE COMMUNIST PARTYCONSENSUS THAT NO STEPS SHOULD BE TAKEN TO EMBARRASS

GOVERNMENT OR PRESIDENT JOHNSON. THE GOVERNMENT'S

SECURXTY PRECAUTIONS WERE NOTED.

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