25 OCTOBER 60 STATE DEPARTMENT REQUEST TO CIA FOR LIST OF AMERICAN DEFECTORS TO SOVIET BLOC

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Hugh Cumming Request to Bissell for List of American Defectors in Bloc Countries

Hugh Cumming, Director State Department Intelligence and Research, sent CIA DDP Dick Bissell a request for a list of American defectors to Soviet Bloc countries.  Cumming attached a list of twelve American defectors, including "Lee Harvey Oswald, tourist."