The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in the Soviet Union (Kennan)
1659. Your No. 2333, June 29th. Reference detention American citizen Jan Czechel. Render Czechel all possible assistance and inform FonOff that Department is seriously concerned by the dilatory tactics of the Soviet authorities which thus far have resulted in preventing a native born American citizen from returning to his homeland. Add that immediate action and a favorable decision in the matter is anticipated and desired.