58. Memorandum for the Record1



1. Mr. Leddy called [name not declassified] to state that he had been told at the OCB meeting of 21 October,2 General Smith raised the question of arms aid to Nicaragua very forcibly, and that word had been passed on to the Joint Chiefs requiring immediate positive action. Mr. Leddy was informed that Mr. Kyes is following this matter up personally.

[name not declassified]
  1. Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Job 79–01025A, Box 143, Folder 3. Secret.
  2. Minutes of this meeting are in the Eisenhower Library, NSC Staff Files, OCB Secretariat, OCB Minutes 1, Folder 1.