Jerry P. Shinley Archive:From: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: QK/ENCHANT: Non--issue?
Date: 26 Apr 2000 00:00:00 GMT
I now think that the key part of the CIA memo from which the QK/ENCHANT info originated is contained in two paragraphs on the first page:
RIF : 104-10012-10017
ORIGINATOR : CIA
TITLE : MEMO#1 GARRISON AND THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION
DATE : 04/26/1967
Enclosure 21 Clay Shaw
[...]2. Standard background information on Subject (parents, marital status, records of education and employment, etc.) is lacking because SHAW was a contact of the Domestic Contact Service.3. Traces on Subject have been run in RID/Main Index, the index of the Office of Security and the Central Cover Staff. The first showed only a 1951 FBI interview with SHAW about a former employee of the New Orleans Trade Mart. The second showed that OO/Contacts Division had requested a name trace about 1949 and that the check of FBI records then conducted was negative. Central Cover Staff has no record.
This clearly shows that the CIA did not possess the information to run a thorough security check on Shaw and that the only Office of Security record on Shaw was the 1949 name check. If Shaw had been approved for QK/ENCHANT, that should have come up during the Office of Security check.
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