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Pseudonym: Twiss

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Definition:
Charles Penney, WH/PW, in early 1960.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
A memo by Philip Toomey (William Kent) on February 1, 1960, stated that Charley Penney used the alias of Twiss at a debriefing session with Edward G. Tichborn (Henry Preston Lopez) in Washington, D.C.
Sources:

104-10174-10037: MEMORANDUM: MEETING AT THE STATLER-HILTON HOTEL

02/01/60: Memo for the record from Philip Toomey (William Kent), WH/4/PP: Subject: Meeting with Henry P. Lopez at the Statler-Hilton Hotel on 1 February 1960 from 1000 hours to 1530 hours: "1. Those present were Mrs. Vidal PP/PA, (REDACTION) (Williams) PP/EAD, Charles Penney (Twiss) WH/PW, and Philip Toomey (Thompson) WH/4/PP. 2. Mr. Lopez gave a report on his contacts in Cuba after receiving his notes which were brought up by Mr. Noel and given to Mr. Lopez by Mr. Toomey. Mr. Lopez said that he had given biographical sketches of Echevarria, Rasco, Laureano Batista, Martinez Fraga, Ruben de Leon and Sanchez Arango to the Station representative. He had also turned over a report of Martinez Fraga on the aims of the Recuperacion de la Revolucion..."

104-10174-10038: MEMORANDUM: DEBRIEFING OF EDWARD G. TICHBORN (P)

02/02/60: Memo for the record from Evalena S. Vidal: "1. Edward G. Tichborn (P) arrived in Washington from his trip to Cuba during the night of 31 January 1960. He was debriefed at the Hotel Statler from about 1000 to 1530 hours on 1 February. Those present at the debriefing were Messrs. Phil Toomey (William Kent) and Charles Penney from WH Division, Mr. (REDACTION) PP/EAD, and the undersigned. This debriefing was very interesting and resulted in a good deal of pertinent information. The three and a half reels of tape derived therefrom are now being transcribed by this office. Some of the more salient points are noted below..."

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