Covers Golitsyn's biography from the 40s through the early sixties.
1/18/62 memo to all members, Interagency Defector Committee (IDC) from the Executive Secretary of the IDC - note that it is on CIA letterhead - describing DS-2137 as "Anatoliy Mikhaylovich Klimov" (before he took on the new name "Golitsyn". "He was assigned to the Soviet Embassy in Helsinki in July 1960 and defected to the United States Government in Finland in December 1961. He was accompanied by his wife and daughter...The number, DS-2137, has been assigned."
3/6/62 routing sheet Identified him as 201-294855. Recipients of memo included FID/AN, Stew Harrison, SR/CI/X, and SR/CI Brown. The next page refers to a progress report on DS-2137 as well as a memo providing background and his identity.
3/12/62 routing slip from Deputy, Chief, SR - "H.J.O." to C/SR/CI, ending with the phrase: "I think we all learned a lesson from this one, and unfortunately you are the one who is stuck with all our mistakes."
6/26/62 memo by Dorothe Matlack, Chief of Exploitation Branch, Collection Division, Office of ACSI (OACSI): "...With regard to the conditions under which the Soviets might release Sloboda, Source said they would not allow such a person to return to the US unless he had been recruited by Soviet intelligence..." Also see 111-10004-10003: Matlack asks Golitsyn, "On what basis are some US military defectors given asylum in the Soviet Union, while others are sent to Bauteen, Germany?" Golitsyn's response was that important defectors were kept in Moscow - less important defectors went to Germany or "kept in place"..."In the case of military defectors, the KGB would give the military (GRU) an opportunity to work with them."
8/28/62 memo from Executive Secretary of IDC, to IDC members of State, DIA, Army, Navy, Air Force, and FBI, containing a list of reports obtained from DS-2137. Note that his 201 has been changed to 201-99788.
1/24/63 memo by Thomas Bland, chairman of the IDC, to IDC members. Although they may not be members, NSA and OSI are included as recipients of Golitsyn's latest observations.
The author Mike Sylwester describes how the IDC functioned, his observations are based from his time as an Air Force representative in the IDC for a number of years during the 1980s.