No. 602

Editorial Note

On January 19, the National Security Council approved NSC 66/1, “Intelligence Support for the Voice of America with Regard to Soviet Jamming,” and transmitted it to the President for his concurrence. This report recommended that priorities be readjusted and that additional monitoring activities be established to check on Soviet jamming activities. The report was approved by President Truman on February 28. (S/PNSC Files, lot 62D1, NSC 66 Series)

For text of NSC 66, “Support for the Voice of America in the Fields of Intelligence and of Research and Development,” see Foreign Relations, 1950, volume IV, page 285.