General Walter Bedell Smith as Director of Central Intelligence, October 1950-February 1953

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Penn State Press, Nov 1, 2010 - Political Science
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Contents

A Biographical Introduction
3
Walter Bedell Smith
5
William Harding Jackson
9
Allen Welsh Dulles
12
The Crucial Problem
15
The State Department Plan September 1944
17
JIC 2395 1 January 1945
19
The Budget Bureau Plan SeptemberDecember 1945
21
The Board of National Estimates
129
The Princeton Consultants
135
The National Estimates Staff
136
Some Early Problems
140
The Office of Research and Reports
149
The Creation of ORR
151
The Economic Intelligence Committee
152
The Reorganization of ORR
154

JCS 11815 and the Lovett Report
24
The Presidents Letter 22 January 1946
25
Admiral Souers and the IAB FebruaryJune 1946
26
General Vandenberg and the IAB June 1946May 1947
27
Admiral Inglis and the Board of Directors Concept
31
The National Security Act of 1947
34
Admiral Hillenkoetter and the IABIAC May 1947January 1949
35
The Dulles Report and NSC 50
39
The NSC Survey Group
41
The Dulles Report
43
Responses to the Dulles Report
44
NSC 50
46
Hillenkoetters Reaction to NSC 50
47
The Webb Staff Study
48
BEDELL SMITH TAKES COMMAND
51
The Selection of Smith and Jackson
53
The Selection of Bedell Smith
55
The Selection of William Jackson
56
Smiths Preparation for the Task
57
Bedell Smith and the Intelligence Advisory Committee
63
Smiths Approach to the IAC
64
The 20th of October
66
Rapid Cooperative Work
69
The 11th of November
70
Over the Longer Term
71
Command and Control of the Central Intelligence Agency
75
Control of the Office of Policy Coordination
77
The Office of the Director
79
The Daily Staff Meeting
83
The Weekly Staff Conference
84
The Deputy Director for Administration DDA
85
The Deputy Director for Plans DDP
90
The Deputy Direction for Intelligence DDI
92
The Directors Daily Meeting with His Deputies
95
The Career Service and the Office of Training
96
The Office of Communications and the Cable Secetariat
100
The Historical Staff
102
The Inspector General
105
REORGANIZATION PURSUANT TO NSC 50
109
The Organization
111
The Office of Intelligence Coordination
115
The Office of National Estimates
119
The Failure of ORE
120
Five Proposals for Remedial Action
123
The Office of Current Intelligence
157
The Office of Special Services
159
The Creation of OCI
160
Political Research in the CIA
161
Bad Blood Between OCI and ONE
164
The Watch Committee of the IAC
170
The Office of Scientific Intelligence
173
The Military Counteroffensive
176
DCID34 and the Scientific Estimates Committee
178
The Office of Collection and Dissemination
181
The Office of Operations
185
Subordination to the DDP text deleted
188
Progress Report to the NSC
191
THE WAR EMERGENCY AND THE CLANDESTINE SERVICES
193
The Intensification of Intelligence Activities
195
Psychological Warfare
203
The Creation of the Psychological Strategy Board
204
The Revision of NSC 102
206
words deleted Magnitude
208
The Functioning of the PSB
212
The Organization of the Clandestine Services
217
The Dulles Conception
218
Creeping Integration
220
The OSO Attitude toward Integration
221
The DCI Accepts Integration as a Goal threepage section deleted
224
Integration Accomplished
225
EXTERNAL RELATIONS
229
Relations Outside of the IAC Community
231
The President
232
The National Security Council
234
The Senior NSC Staff
235
The Department of State
236
The Department of Defense
237
The Joint Chiefs of Staff
239
Service to Other Components of the Defense Department
251
The United States Communications Intelligence Board
253
The Federal Bureau of Investigations and the IIC
254
Congressional Relations
256
The Departure of General Smith
261
Chronology
267
Notes
277
Index
302
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