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27. Memorandum From Samuel Hoskinson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Staff Material, Office, Box 137, Intelligence: PRM–11, 11/75–2/77. Confidential. Sent for action.


28. Memorandum From the Deputy to the Director of Central Intelligence for the Intelligence Community (Murphy) to Director of Central Intelligence-Designate Turner

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 12: PRM 11—Intelligence Structure and Mission (Folder 1). Secret.


29. Presidential Review Memorandum/NSC–11

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 2, PRMNSC 1–24 [I]. Secret.


30. Letter From the Chairman of the Intelligence Oversight Board (Murphy) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 29, Intelligence Oversight Board, 3–12/77. Secret. The original is attached to a covering memorandum from Joe Dennin to Brzezinski, February 26.


31. Memorandum From Samuel Hoskinson of the National Security Council Staff to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: National Security Council, Carter Intelligence Files, Intelligence Oversight Board, 7 March 1977–12 May 1977. Secret. Outside the System. Sent for action.


32. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Box 94, Subject Chron, Intelligence, 3/77. Secret. Outside the System. Brzezinski did not initial the memorandum.


33. Note From President Carter to Vice President Mondale, Secretary of State Vance, Attorney General Bell, the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski), Director of Central Intelligence Turner, and the White House Counsel (Lipshutz)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Agency File, Box 16, State Department (State), 1–3/77. Confidential. The note is handwritten.


34. Memorandum From the General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency (Lapham)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 12: PRM 11—Intelligence Structure and Mission (Folder 1). No classification marking.


35. Memorandum for the Record

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Community Management Staff, Job 79M00095A: Official Subject Files (1975–1977), Box 2, Folder 1: PRM–11, Vol. IV. Secret. Drafted on April 4.


36. Summary of Conclusions of a Special Coordination Committee Meeting

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 85, SCC011 Intelligence Structure and Mission, 4/14/77. Top Secret; Sensitive. The meeting took place in the Situation Room. The version of the subcommittee report under discussion was not found.


37. Draft Paper Prepared by an Ad Hoc Interagency Group on Intelligence Structure and Mission

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 13: PRM 11—Intelligence Structure & Mission (Folder 2). Secret. Brackets are in the original.


38. Memorandum From the Deputy Director of Central Intelligence (Knoche) to Director of Central Intelligence Turner

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 13: PRM 11—Intelligence Structure & Mission (Folder 2). Secret. Knoche did not initial the memorandum. In a cover note dated April 22, Knoche wrote “ DCI a week or 10 days ago, we agreed I would assemble some CIA views concerning PRM II and organizational intelligence matters. This paper is the result of a collective look at some issues and alternatives. It is no single person’s view but it represents an institutional, agency view. I have sent a copy to Dan Murphy. When you’ve read it over, you may want to meet with the collective CIA group that put it together. H. Knoche.”


39. Memorandum From the Special Assistant to the Deputy to the Director of Central Intelligence for the Intelligence Community ([name not declassified]) to the Deputy to the Director of Central Intelligence for the Intelligence Community (Murphy)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 80M00165A: Executive Registry Subject Files, Box 6, Folder 15: C–38.2: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI). No classification marking.


40. Memorandum From the Comptroller of the Central Intelligence Agency (Taylor) to Director of Central Intelligence Turner

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 14: Intelligence Structure and Mission (Folder 3). Secret. Sent through the DDCI. Neither Taylor nor the DDCI initialed the memorandum.


41. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 14: Intelligence Structure & Mission (Folder 3). Secret. Copies were sent to Lipshutz and Eizenstadt.


42. Memorandum From Director of Central Intelligence Turner to the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski)

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 1, Folder 14: PRM 11—Intelligence Structure and Mission (Folder 3). Secret; Handle Via Talent-Keyhole Control System Only.


43. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs (McGiffert) to Secretary of Defense Brown

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–81–0761, NSCPRM–11 Secretary Talking Paper 6/15. Secret.


44. Memorandum From the Comptroller of the Central Intelligence Agency (Taylor) to Director of Central Intelligence Turner

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Community Management Staff, Job 79M00095A: Official Subject Files (1975–1977), Box 4, PRM 11 Task 3 (Vol. III). Confidential.


45. Telegram From the Department of State to All Diplomatic and Consular Posts

Source: National Archives, RG 59, Records of the Deputy Under Secretary for Management, 1978–1979, Chron September 11–12, 1978. Unclassified. Drafted by Leo J. Reddy (S/S–S) and James Ruchti (M/MO); cleared by Peter Tarnoff (S/S); approved in draft by Moose (M), Yost (S/S), and Joan Clark (M/MO); approved by Vance.


46. Briefing Memorandum From the Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research (Saunders) to the Deputy Secretary of State (Christopher)

Source: Department of State, INR/IL Historical Files, Box 4, Intelligence Community Reorganization, 1977 #2. Secret; Nodis. Drafted by Saunders and Emerson M. Brown (INR). Copies were sent to Habib and Hansell.


47. Summary of Conclusions of a Special Coordination Committee Meeting

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence Council, Job 91M00696R: Subject Policy Files, Box 2, Folder 1: PRM–11. Secret. The meeting took place in the White House Situation Room.


48. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 28, NSC Weekly Report, 2–6/77. Top Secret; Sensitive. Brzezinski did not initial the memorandum. A note at the top of the memorandum reads: “LDX’d to Pres at Camp David 6–18 AM.”


49. Memorandum From the Director of Net Assessment, Department of Defense (Marshall) to Secretary of Defense Brown

Source: Washington National Records Center, RG 330, OSD Files: FRC 330–80–0017, Box 42, 350.09 (June) 1977. Secret. “Sec Def has seen” is stamped in the upper right-hand corner. “OBE” is written in an unidentified hand, and Brown wrote, “6/20 Andy, Thanks. HB.”


50. Paper Prepared in the Department of Defense

Source: Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of Central Intelligence, Job 97M00248R: Policy Files, Office Level and Above, Box 2, Folder 16: Intelligence Structure and Mission (Folder 5). Secret. A handwritten note in the upper right-hand corner reads, “Rec’d 7/7/77.”


51. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, Box 33, PRM–11, 2 of 2, [1]. Secret. Sent for action.


52. Minutes of a Meeting Among Vice President Mondale, Secretary of Defense Brown, Attorney General Bell, Director of Central Intelligence Turner, and the President’s Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs (Aaron)

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 30, Intelligence Reorganization, 1–7/77. Secret; Sensitive.


53. Memorandum From the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Brown) to Secretary of Defense Brown

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Subject File, Box 30, Intelligence Reorganization: 1–7/77. Secret.


54. Note From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Box 95, Subject Chron: Intelligence, 8/77. Confidential.


55. Memorandum From the President’s Assistant for National Security Affairs (Brzezinski) to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Council, Institutional Files, 1977–1981, Box 12, PD 17 [4]. Confidential. Sent for action.


56. Letter From Secretary of Defense Brown to President Carter

Source: Carter Library, National Security Affairs, Brzezinski Material, Brzezinski Office File, Box 95, Subject Chron, Intelligence, 8/77. No classification marking. This handwritten letter is dated “7/22” and marked “PERSONAL” at the top.