824.00/1491a: Circular telegram

The Secretary of State to the Diplomatic Representatives in the American Republics Except Bolivia and Argentina

The Department has prepared a memorandum18 on the connections of the new Bolivian revolutionary regime with elements hostile to continental defense which will shortly be forwarded to you by air mail for delivery to the foreign offices of the Governments to which you are accredited, in compliance with the recommendation approved on January 5 by the Emergency Advisory Committee for Political Defense. The memorandum will also be presented to the Committee for Political Defense and forwarded to our Embassies at La Paz and Buenos Aires for their information.

  1. Enclosed with circular instruction dated January 8, 1944, neither printed. For a summary of the memorandum, see circular telegram, January 10, 10 p.m., infra.