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commentaries on international relations (4) Newspaper Analysis Branch: Prewhich have a particular bearing upon pares, distributes, and catalogues press the Department's activities. Prepares clippings dealing with foreign policy. the Foreign Press Summary, a daily sum

$ 1.190 Executive Secretariat-(a) General mary of comment in leading publications

statement. The functions of the Executive abroad.

Secretariat will be issued at a later date. (6) Prepares and distributes clippings,

However, the following organization units are press releases, and press conference sum

at present a part of the Executive Secretariat,

with the functions indicated. maries to the Department and Foreign

(b) Central Secretariat. The Central SecService.

retariat performs the following functions: (c) Organization. The office of the (1) Serves as secretariat for the Secretary's Special Assistant to the Secretary for Staff Committee and such departmental and Press Relations is composed of the office

interdepartmental committees as request as

sistance. of the Special Assistant, Press Branch,

(2) Gives technical assistance of various News Digest Branch, and Newspaper

kinds to officers of the Department who are Analysis Branch.

preparing policy recommendations for consid(1) Office of the Special Assistant:

eration in departmental committees.

(3) Acts as a channel through which pol(1) Serves as adviser to the Secretary, icy matters originating in the offices, divisions, Under Secretary, and other officials of and departmental and interdepartmental the Department on press relations, both committees concerned with foreign policy in the Department and at international problems, may be brought to the appropriate

committee or the officers. conferences.

(4) Communicates the decisions of the (ii) Maintains liaison with the press- policy-formulating committees to the approrelations sections of the White House priate officers of the Department. and other Federal agencies.

(5) Maintains a comprehensive file of pol

icy decisions, based upon the activities of (iii) Acts as the clearance agency of

committees and international conferences the Department for speeches news re- and the directives of the officers of the Depart

eases, cicl statements, et cetera, ment, the Secretary of State, and the Presiwhere such material is issued by other dent of the United States. Federal agencies and bears on foreign (c) Division of Coordination and Review.

The Division of Coordination and Review perpolicy and where such material is issued

forms the following functions: by the Department and relates to the

(1) Reviews, edits, and coordinates outgoactivities of other Federal agencies.

ing correspondence. (iv) Exercises general supervision over (2) Acts as the official channel for the

orderly receipt, presentation for signature, the Press Branch, the News Digest

and proper disposition of outgoing correBranch, and the Newspaper Analysis

spondence. Branch.

(3) Plans, initiates, and executes policies (2) Press Branch:

and procedures for effective preparation, co

ordination, and review of correspondence (i) Deals directly with the press on

originating in the Department. current activities of the Department and (4) Provides general information and adclears information for the press with vises on departmental practice, procedure, proper Departmental officers.

and precedents relating to correspondence.

(d) Division of Protocol. The Division of (ii) Answers the inquiries of press and

Protocol performs the following functions: supplies requested background informa- (1) Plans and makes all arrangements for tion.

foreign visits of state; and arranges for the

reception by the President and the Secretary (iii) Prepares and distributes press

of State, of the chiefs of foreign missions and releases.

of distinguished foreign guests. (iv) Arranges press conferences and

(2) Arranges with Federal, state, and local

government agencies for the granting of pripspecial interviews.

lleges and immunities to foreign government (v) Maintains cross-reference files on and international organization officials. all releases issued by the Department and

(3) Advises the President and Secretary on the White House.

all matters of protocol.

(4) Operates the Blair House and the Blair(3) News Digest Branch: Prepares Lee House for the housing and entertaining News Digest and Foreign Press Summary of distinguished foreign guests. for distribution throughout the Depart- | Preceding section, in small type, superseded ment, and to the Foreign Service and by following section during period covered other Federal agencies as requested.

by this Supplement]

$ 1.190 Executive Secretariat-(a) General statement. The major functions of the Executive Secretariat will be issued at a later date. The organization units, in conformity with DA 474, are as follows:

(b) Committee Secretariat Branch. The Committee Secretariat Branch performs the following functions:

(1) Serves as secretariat for such Departmental and interdepartmental committees as request assistance.

(2) Gives technical assistance of various kinds to officers of the Department who are preparing policy recommendations for consideration in Departmental committees.

(3) Acts as a channel through which policy matters originating in the Offices, divisions, and Departmental and interdepartmental committees concerned with foreign policy problems, may be brought to the appropriate committee or the officers.

(4) Communicates the decisions of the policy-formulating committees to the appropriate officers of the Department.

(c) Policy Registry Branch. The Policy Registry Branch maintains a comprehensive Aile of policy decisions, based upon the activities of committees and international conferences and the directives of the officers of the Department, the Secretary of State, and the President of the United States.

(d) Protocol Staf. The Protocol Staff performs the following functions:

(1) Plans and makes all arrangements for foreign visits of state; and arranges for the reception by the President and the Secretary of State, of the chiefs of foreign missions and of distinguished foreign guests.

(2) Arranges with Federal, State, and local government agencies for the granting of privileges and immunities to foreign government and international organization officials.

(3) Advises the President and Secretary on all matters of protocol.

(4) Operates the Blair House and the Blair-Lee House for the housing and entertaining of distinguished foreign guests.

(e) Correspondence Review Branch. The Correspondence Review Branch performs the following functions:

(1) Reviews, edits, and coordinates outgoing correspondence.

(2) Acts as the official channel for the orderly receipt, presentation for signature, and proper disposition of outgoing correspondence.

(3) Plans, initiates, and executes policies and procedures for effective preparation, coordination, and review of correspondence originating in the Department.

(4) Provides general information and advises on Departmental practice, procedure, and precedents relating to correspondence. [DR-OR 3, June 3, 1947, 12 F.R. 5302)

$ 1.200 Assistant Secretary of State; occupied areas—(a) Purpose. To advise and assist the Secretary in the coordination of State Department policies and the formulation of United States foreign policy with respect to the occupation and government of occupied areas, to arms and armaments matters, to refugees and displaced persons; to questions coming before the Far Eastern Commission,

(b) Major functions. The office of the Assistant Secretary is responsible for the performance of the following functions, chiefly through the German-Austrian and Japanese-Korean Secretariats:

(1) Coordinates the development of United States policy for public administration in occupied areas, which includes Control Council organization, civilgovernment administration, laws and courts, communications, public information, religion, education, and fine arts.

(2) Coordinates the development of United States disarmament and security policy in occupied areas, which includes disarmament, demilitarization, reparations, internal and external restitution, external assets, decentralization, decartelization, property-control, denazification, and war crimes.

(3) Coordinates the development of United States policy for standards of living and economic matters in the occupied areas.

(4) Coordinates the development of United States policy for financial matters in the occupied areas, which includes valuation of currency, exchange rates, taxation, and budgetary matters.

(5) Coordinates and expedites development of United States policy for arms and armament.

(6) Coordinates the development of policy with respect to the political-mili

tary problems of the State, War, and Navy Departments.

(7) Formulates United States policy and coordinates action with respect to refugees and displaced persons.

(8) Provides State Department representation on the State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee.

(c) Organization. The office of the Assistant Secretary has no large organization, having no large staff of its own, but depends chiefly upon the personnel and facilities of other offices of the Department for the accomplishment of its functions.

(d) Relationships with other agencies. The Assistant Secretary:

(1) Maintains close relationship with the War and Navy Departments, which are responsible for the execution of the over-all United States policy in occupied

areas.

(2) Advises with the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, and Treasury through the Advisory Committee on Occupied Areas.

$ 1.300 Special Assistant to the Secretary for Research and Intelligence (a) Purpose. To advise and assist the Secretary of State in the field of foreign intelligence, and to formulate and execute a Departmental program for providing the foreign intelligence required by him in the conduct of foreign affairs and the safeguarding of the national security.

(b) Major functions. The Special Assistant for Research and Intelligence performs the following functions:

(1) Advises and assists the Secretary in the development and implementation of a comprehensive and coordinated foreign-intelligence program for the United States.

(2) Develops and implements a coordinated program for positive foreign intelligence for the Department, including the procurement of the requisite information and materials and the production of the intelligence studies and spot intelligence pertinent to the formulation and execution of foreign policy.

(3) In collaboration with the appropriate geographic, functional, and administrative offices, develops such instructions to the field as may be required by the Departmental and national intelligence programs.

(4) Determines which of the information and materials flowing into the Department are required for the production of timely intelligence.

(5) In consultation with the Assistant Secretary for Administration, adopts such special security measures within the intelligence organization, in addition to Departmental security regulations, as in his judgment may be required by the nature of the work.

(6) Serves as chairman of the Advisory Committee of Intelligence.

(7) Represents the Secretary on the Inelligence Advisory Board, which advises the Director of Central Intelligence, National Intelligence Authority; on the Joint Intelligence Committee of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and on other inter-agency intelligence committees; and supervises Departmental participation in such groups.

(c) Organization. The Office of the Special Assistant includes such advisers, assistants, and appurtenant staff as may be necessary; a Special Projects Staff lo serve appropriate officials of the Department with intelligence from interdepartmental sources and to represent the Department on groups responsible for such sources; the Department's complement of personnel for duty with the Central Intelligence Group; the Office of Intelligence Research; and the Office of Intelligence Collection and Dissemination.

(d) Relationships with other agencies. The Special Assistant to the Secretary has relationship:

(1) With the War and Navy Departments, through the Intelligence Advisory Board, to advise the Director of Central Intelligence, National Intelligence Authority, in the coordination of foreign intelligence affecting the national security, and, through the Joint Intelligence Committee, to advise the Joint Chiefs of Staff on intelligence matters.

(2) With the War and Navy Departments, the Central Intelligence Group, and other appropriate Federal agencies, to coordinate activities in the interests of the research and intelligence program of the Department and to participate in the national intelligence program.

(3) With non-Federal organizations and individuals, to supplement the research and intelligence program of the Department.

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$ 1.310 Office of intelligence Research-(a) Purpose. Under the general direction of the Special Assistant for Research and Intelligence, to plan, develop, and implement an integrated intelligence-research program for the Department, and to coordinate it with those of other Federal agencies so that the Department will be provided with the intelligence concerning foreign countries necessary for the formulation and execution of United States foreign policy and so that the National Intelligence Authority and Central Intelligence Group will be provided with studies pertinent to the national security.

(b) Major functions. The Office performs the following functions:

(1) Plans and implements a Departmental intelligence-research program, including:

(i) Planning and coordinating regional and functional research programs, and organizing task groups as required for research projects;

(i) Establishing priorities for individual research projects, and compiling and circulating periodic reports on the current status of Departmental intelligence projects;

(iii) Reviewing all intelligence research reports and disseminating finished reports;

(iv) Promoting continuous, close, and informal relationships between its constituent divisions and officials of the geographic, functional, and other ofices of the Department, to encourage the exchange of information and to provide them with immediate and timely intelligence required for their operations.

(2) Provides positive intelligence research in regional and functional fields of study, and prepares or participates in the preparation of intelligence studies and spot intelligence for authorized recipients in the Department, the Central Intelligence Group, and other Federal agencies.

(3) Develops, with the cooperation and consent of other offices engaged in research of any character, a joint program for the exchange of information, acceptance of common standards, sharing of facilities, issuance of joint progress reports, and coordination of research work throughout the Department.

(4) Provides personnel and services for the Joint Intelligence Study Publishing Board.

(5) Arranges for the utilization of pertinent research facilities of other Federal agencies and non-Federal organizations.

(c) Organization. The Office consists of the Office of the Director, including the Office of the Executive Oficer and the Intelligence Coordination Staff which performs the functions of planning, reviewing, and controlling projects; a complement of personnel for duty with the Joint Intelligence Study Publishing Board; and the Division of Research for American Republics; Division of Research for Europe; Division of Research for Far East; Division of Research for Near East and Africa; and Division of International and Functional Intelligence.

(d) Relationships with other agencies. The Office has relationship:

(1) With Federal agencies and the Central Intelligence Group, to coordinate efforts in relation to the intelligence research program and responsibilities of the Department.

(2) With non-Federal organizations and individuals, to supplement the intelligence research program of the Department.

$ 1.320 Office of Intelligence Collection and Dissemination-(a) Purpose. Under the general direction of the Special Assistant to the Secretary for Research and Intelligence, to plan, develop, and implement a program for the acquisition, maintenance, and dissemination of positive-intelligence materials and information; for the collection, evaluation, and compilation of biographic data on foreign personalities; and for the acquisition and maintenance of a comprehensive collection of foreign maps and the preparation of specialized maps and map-intelligence reports,

(b) Major functions. The Office performs the following functions:

(1) Plans, develops, and implements programs for:

(1) The acquisition and dissemination of positive-intelligence materials and information, including foreign publications;

(11) The maintenance and servicing of the Department's central collection of positive-intelligence materials;

(iii) The collection and evaluation of biographic data, maintenance of biographic files, and preparation of biographic intelligence reports;

(iv) The acquisition and distribution of maps, maintenance of the Department central map collection, and preparation of specialized maps, map-intelligence reports, and boundary studies.

(2) Provides the secretariat for the Interdepartmental Committee on the Acquisition of Foreign Publications, and conducts liaison with other Federal agencies and private individuals or organizations in all matters of positive-intelligence collection and dissemination.

(c) Organization. The Office consists of the Office of the Director, including the Office of the Executive Officer and the Acquisition and Distribution Division, Reference Division, Biographic Information Division, and Map Intelligence Division.

(d) Relationships with other agencies. The Division has relationship:

(1) With the War and Navy Departments and Central Intelligence Group, to coordinate intelligence activities of the Department pertaining to the acquisition of, maintenance of libraries on, and dissemination of, foreign positive-intelligence materials and to the collection of biographic data and the preparation of biographic intelligence reports on foreign personalities.

(2) With Federal map-making services, map libraries, other interested agencies of the United States, and non-Federal organizations and individuals, in the procurement and exchange of maps and foreign map intelligence and in providing boundary information and appropriate specialty cartographic services.

(3) With all other Federal agencies, to procure for or lend to them, upon request, or to procure or borrow from them foreign positive-intelligence materials.

(4) With non-Federal organizations and individuals, to procure and borrow from them and to lend to them positiveintelligence materials.

$ 1.400 Assistant Secretary: Public Affairs-(a) Purpose. To advise and assist the Secretary in the development and implementation of United States foreign policy with respect to international programs for the exchange of information and culture among the peoples of the world and to domestic programs designed to inform the American public concerning foreign relations.

(b) Major functions. The Assistant Secretary performs the following functions:

(1) Plans and develops the public information policy of the Department.

(2) Directs the Department's relations with other Federal agencies on all matters of public-information policy.

(3) Stimulates and facilitates the activities of private information agencies in the foreign field and services domestic private agencies as they deal with foreign relations..

(4) Serves as member of Board of Directors of the Institute of Inter-American Affairs and the Inter-American Educational Foundation.

(c) Organization. The Assistant Secretary has under his jurisdiction the Office of Public Affairs and Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs. (Preceding paragraph, in small type, superseded by following paragraph, also in small type, during period covered by this Supplement]

(c) Organization, The Assistant Secretary has under his jurisdiction the Office of Public Affairs, Office of International Information and Cultural Affairs, and UNESCO Relations Staff. (Paragraph (c) amended by DR-OR 6, June 27, 1947, effective July 8, 1947, 12 F.R. 4433) [Preceding paragraph, in small type, superseded by following paragraph, also in small type, during period covered by this Supplement]

(c) Organization. The Assistant Secretary has under his jurisdiction the Ofice of Public Affairs, Office of Information and Educational Exchange, and UNESCO Relations Staff (Paragraph (c) amended by DR-OR 8, Oct. 13, 1947, effective Oct. 17, 1947, 12 F.R. 6808] (Preceding paragraph, in small type, superseded by following paragraph during period covered by this Supplement]

(c) Organization. The office of the Assistant Secretary consists of the Deputy Assistant Secretary, UNESCO Relations Staff, Secretariat of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation, and the Ofice of Public Affairs and Office of Information and Educational Exchange.

(1) The Deputy Assistant Secretary is authorized to take all necessary action relating to international programs for the exchange of information and culture among peoples of the world and to domestic programs designed to inform the American people concerning foreign relations, including the signing of all papers and documents relating thereto.

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