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Cryptonym: AEDINOSAUR

Definition:
Soviet Russia Division project. Designed to get censored books inside the Soviet Union.
Status:
Documented
Sources:

Meeting on SR Division project AEDINOSAUR: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/DOC_0005796413.pdf

9/24/59 memorandum for the record: "(One cannot) really secure rights as such because they cannot be secured in most instances since most of the authors are behind the curtain...as subsidy-purchasers we do not really have to be concerned with this problem."

104-10120-10441: FORM - REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OR INVESTIGATIVE ACTION.

On 12/17/62, Donald Jameson, Chief of Soviet Russia Covert Action (C/SR/CA) sent CI/OA and OS/Security Support Division (SSD) up-to-date information on Johnson in a new request for a provisional covert security approval (PPCSA) for use in the AEDINOSAUR project.

104-10119-10254: PRISCILLA JOHNSON MEETING WITH OSWALD

12/18/63, memorandum for the record by M.D. Stevens of OS: "(Priscilla Johnson) has been of interest to this Agency in several instances. On 3 May 1963 she was approved for debriefing under Project (AE)DINOSAUR with reference to her contacts in the USSR."

104-10300-10132: JOHNSON, PRISCILLA MARY POST (COMMENTS ON OSWALD)

5/3/63: Johnson was approved for debriefing in (AE)DINOSAUR with reference to her Soviet contacts.

Contributors:
Bill Simpich

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