387. Letter From the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (Souers) to Attorney General Clark0

My Dear Mr. Attorney General: Pursuant to the action of the National Security Council at its 43rd meeting on Thursday, July 7,1 in which you participated as a member, you are cordially invited to have the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation assume his membership on the Intelligence Advisory Committee as of this date.

For your records, a copy of NSCID No. 1,2 revised as of July 7, 1949, which states the membership and functions of the Intelligence Advisory Committee, is transmitted herewith.

Furthermore, in approving the attached revised NSCID No. 1, the Council noted that nothing contained therein is intended to affect or change NSC 17/4, “Internal Security”, approved by the President on March 23, 1949,3 and that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is a member of the Intelligence Advisory Committee for the purpose of coordinating domestic intelligence and related matters with foreign intelligence matters, and that his relationships to the Central Intelligence Agency shall be as provided in Section 102 of the National Security Act of 1947.

Sincerely yours,

Sidney W. Souers 4
  1. Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 273, Records of the National Security Council, NSC Minutes, 43rd Meeting. Secret. Copies were sent to Hillenkoetter and Hoover.
  2. See Document 385.
  3. Document 432.
  4. Not printed.
  5. Printed from a copy that bears this typed signature.