The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Cuba ( Braden )
868. Your A–1815, September 1, 8:30 a.m.34 The President has allocated to the Department, from the appropriation entitled “Emergency Fund, for the President, National Defense, 1942–1944”35 the amount of $150,000 to be expended by the Department in connection with emergencies affecting the national security and defense, for reimbursement to the Government of the Republic of Cuba for all necessary expenses incident to the establishment and maintenance of postal censorship of the mails in Cuba during the fiscal year 1944.[Page 147]
Formal request for funds for the censorship of the telegraph, cables, and radio in Cuba, including broadcasting, will be submitted to Budget in the very near future.