123 Gleysteen, Culver: Telegram

The Chargé in the Soviet Union (Kohler) to the Secretary of State

1018. Embassy believes propaganda value Far East of publicity Gleysteen detention and protest (Deptel 250, April 2223) should be overriding consideration. Consequently we concur Nanking and Department views regarding protest and are prepared transmit note to Foreign Office upon receipt Department instructions.

Repeated Dairen 21, Nanking 45, Shanghai 8, Canton 13.

  1. Same as telegram No. 54 to Dairen, p. 867.