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The United States Foreign Information Program 1

1. For previous documentation on this subject, see Foreign Relations, 1951, vol. i, pp. 902 ff. See also documentation on national security policy, pp. 1 ff.; and the Report of the President’s Committee on International Information Activities, June 30, 1953, p. 1795.


[294] Department of State Departmental Announcement No. 4

A/MS files, lot 54 D 291, “United States International Information Agency”


[295] Memorandum by the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Administration (Humelsine) to the Regional Bureau Executive Directors

A/MS files, lot 54 D 291, “United States International Information Agency”


[296] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic and Consular Offices

511.00/2–1552: Circular


[297] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Director of the Executive Secretariat (McWilliams)

Secretary’s Daily Meetings, lot 58 D 609, 1952


[298] The Secretary of State to All Diplomatic Offices

511.00/6–1752: Circular airgram


[302] Memorandum by the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs (Phillips) to the Under Secretary of State (Bruce)

PSB files, lot 62 D 333, PSB D–34, “Miscellaneous Correspondence”


[304] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

511.00/1–1953: Circular telegram


[306] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

511.00/1–2653: Circular telegram


[307] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

501/1–3053: Circular airgram


[309] The Acting Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic and Consular Posts

501/2–453: Circular airgram


[310] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

511.00/2–1153: Circular telegram


[311] Memorandum of Telephone Conversation

Eisenhower Library, John Foster Dulles papers, “Telephone Conversations”


[320] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

511.00/3–553: Circular telegram


[321] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

511.00/3–653: Circular telegram


[323] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Posts

USIA files, lot 56 D 581, “Info Guide Bulletin 303”