Marshall Mission Files, Lot 54–D270: Telegram

Colonel Marshall S. Carter18 to General Marshall

90515. Following message transmitted to you at request of Mr. John Carter Vincent19 in reply to your 788 of May 29:

“Appreciate very much your giving me explanation contained in your 788 of May 29. Actually the statement to which you refer was [Page 995] deleted by me from the script day before broadcast was given but too late to have NBC release altered. Incidentally, there were other substantial deletions and alterations in the script before the broadcast was given, which have been forwarded to you by Carter. Best regards, Vincent.”

  1. General Marshall’s representative in Washington.
  2. Director of the Office of Far Eastern Affairs.