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Cryptonym: LIEVICT

Definition:
This program supported a national Catholic student group that was anticommunist; it considered allying with the PRI (the Mexican governing party); the president's group met biweekly with a station officer.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
This description is taken from Jeff Morley's book Our Man in Mexico, at p. 121. Morley relies on the source below. LIQUIFIER, the president of LIEVICT, went on to become president of ZRAFRAID before the end of the year.
Sources:

104-10092-10089: STATUS REPORT FOR MAY AND JUNE 1963

May-June 1963 status report: This program supported a national Catholic student group that was anticommunist; LIEVICT president LIQUIFIER met biweekly with a station officer. Two copies of the LIEVICT report went to the KUWOLF case officer. The PRI youth group reached LIEVICT by contacting KMLASKING, and asked LIEVICT to affiliate with PRI. The station thought the maneuver was done to weaken ties between KMLASKING and LIEVICT.

104-10516-10012 DISPATCH: STATUS REPORT FOR JULY AND AUGUST 1963

10/21/63 memo re July-August 1963 LIEVICT status report: More than 60 artists exhibited their works at the LIEVICT-sponsored show in Mexico City. 1000 copies of the LIEVICT report were distributed. LIQUIFIER, the LIEVICT president, wanted to resign, but he was convinced to remain until the ZRAFRAID biennial meeting in September. (Unknown what ZRAFRAID was.) It could have been either the PCM or FEP congresses that were rescheduled for the first week of October: http://maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=31321#relPageId=2&tab=page

104-10211-10448: DISPATCH: PRI YOUTH GROUP CHARGES

10/17/63, HMMA-22310 ref MEXI-6543, Chief of Station, Mexico City to Chief, WH, slugline is "(KMLASKING/World Assembly of Youth) LIEVICT - PRI Youth Group Charge": The PRI youth group is issuing some kind of attack on LIEVICT. "In the past, IDEN B has visited Mexico on (KMLASKING/World Assembly of Youth) business without making contact with LIEVICT but meeting leaders of (ZRAFRAID) and IDEN C." Unknown the definition of ZRAFRAID at this time. There is a follow-up a few days later re a letter from LIQUIFIER to KMLASKING, but letter not attached to document in the records: http://www.maryferrell.org/showDoc.html?docId=41390&relPageId=2&search=%22ATTACHED_UNDER%20SEPARATE%20COVER%22

104-10093-10020: GOM CALED "TYRANNY WITH COMMIE TENDENCIES

10/16/63, MEXI 6543: "(Government of Mexico) youth groups quoted Mexi Daily 12 October asking KMLASKING (World Assembly of Youth) oust LIEVICT, charging LIEVICT reps abroad called (Government of Mexico) "Tyranny with Commie Tendencies"...LIQUIFER suspects (Luis Felipe) Mejia put up job. Request HQS clarify situation with KMLASKING leaders and inform station ASAP."

104-10529-10278: CABLE: () ARRIVING NEW YORK 20 NOVEMBER

From WH/3/Mexico to Mexico City station, 11/19/63: "(REDACTED) arriving New York 20 November from Europe...has requested US Youth Council 165 dollars for ten day visit Glen Falls New York public schools system for study educational program. HDQS prepared to provide LIEVICT funds through KUWOLF-controlled organization if MEXI considers this worthwhile expenditure."

104-10516-10011 DISPATCH: FORWARDED COPY OF A LETTER

10/21/63 LIQUIFIER writes a letter to KMLASKING (World Assembly of Youth) about LIEVICT.

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Contributors:
Jefferson Morley • Bill Simpich

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