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Attached concerns burglary of y 
Democratic National Committee * 

Headquarters, Washington, D, c., 

6/17/12, wherein the interview of i 

Roger J. Stone, Jr., set forth. 

Stone, while at residence of I 

Bart Porter, recalls receiving 
telephone call from individual 

hinlse lf as Jim McCord on - 
6/19/72. This information related to t 
Porter. j 

Information furnished by Stone f 
concerning activities he participated i 
in under direction of "Bart" Porter r 
against Democrats set out, which 
includes the enlistment of Mike (■ 

McMinoway, Louisville, Kentucky, for | 
political activities. f 

Investigation continuing to * 

locate McMinoway to obtain details of 5 
his possible involvement in violations f 
of Election Laws. f 


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725PM IMMEDIATE 05-01-73 PJR 


TO ACTING DIRECTOR 139-4089 
LOUISVILLE 


WASHINGTON FIELD 139-166 
ALEXANDRIA 


FROM NEW YORK 139-301 


JAMES WALTER MC CORD, JR., AKA} ET AL| BURGLARY OF 
DEMOCRATIC PARTY NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, 6/17/72} IOC. 
WASHINGTON FIELD. 


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ON 5/1/73, ROGER J.ASTONE, JR., WAS INTERVIEWED AT 
NYO AND FURNISHED FOLLOWING INFORMATION: 

ONLY INFORMATION SPECIFICALLY RELATING TO WATERGATE 
BUGGING PLOT WHICH HE HAS PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE, CONCERNS 
TELEPHONE CALL HE ANSWERED AT HOME OF BART PORTER. WHILE 


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PORTER IN CALIFORNIA ON OFFICIAL VISIT FOR COMMITTEE FOR 
REFLECTION OF PRESIDENT (CREP), STONE WENT TO WDC HOME OF 
PORTER AT 4340 GARFIELD STREET, NV, TO FEED DOGS OF PORTER 
ON 6/19/72. AT APPROXIMATELY 6S00PM, STONE ANSWERED TELEPHONE 
CALL FROM INDIVIDUAL IDENTIFYING SELF AS JIM MC CORD WHO WANTED 
TO SPEAK TO PORTER. MC CORD STATED HE DID NOT WANT TO LEAVE 
MESSAGE WITH STONE AND INDICATED HE WOULD GET IN TOUCH WITH 
PORTER IN FUTURE. STONE WAS ABLE TO LOCATE PORTER BY TELEPHONE 
AT BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, AND ADVISE 
PORTER OF ABOVE CALL. PORTER ASKED HIM TO RECOUNT CALL 
TWO OR THREE TIMES AND THEN TOLD STONE IT WAS PRANK CALL 
IN HIS OPINION. PORTER STATED THAT SOMEONE WOULD TALK TO HIM ON 
6/20/72 CONCERNING CALL. NEXT MORNING ROBERT ODLE, OFFICIAL 
AT CREP IN WDC ALSO QUESTIONED STONE ABOUT TELEPHONE CALL 
RECEIVED FROM MC CORD. 

FOLLOWING INFORMATION FURNISHED BY STONE CONCERNING 
POLITICAL SABOTAGE ACTIVITIES HE PARTICIPATED IN UNDER DIRECTION 


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OF BART PORTER AGAINST DEMOCRATSt 

in early part of 1972 , stone was student at george 

WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, WDC, WHERE HE SERVED AS CHAIRMAN 
OF D.C. COLLEGE REPUBLICANS. AS SUCH HE BECAME ACQUAINTED 
WITH PORTER. 

IN SPRING 1972 PORTER APPROACHED STONE WHO AGREED TO 
TRAVEL TO MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE ON POLITICAL SABOTAGE 
MISSION. FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS OF PORTER, STONE 
TRAVELLED TO MANCHESTER WITH LEAFLET WHICH STATED IN EFFECT 
THAT EDMUND MUSKIE WAS CANDIDATE OF THE CONSERVATIVE DEMOCRATS. 

STONE DEPOSITED LEAFLET AT MANCHESTER UNION LEADER NEWSPAPER AND 
STOREFRONT HEADQUARTERS OF MC GOVERN. PORTER GAVE STONE 
CASH TO COVER TRAVEL EXPENSES OF TRIP. MICHAEL COLLIGAN, 

STUDENT AT GEORGE WASHINGTON, ACCOMPANIED STONE ON TRIP AFTER 
STONE TOLD HIM PURPOSE OF TRIP{ HOWEVER, COLLIGAN REMAINED IN 
STREET IN MANCHESTER WHILE STONE DID HIS WORK. STONE RETURNED 
TO WDC ON SAME DAY AND REPORTED TO PORTER THAT MISSION ACCOMPLISHED. 
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approximately two weeks later porter recontacted stone and 
asked him to come to crep office where porter asked if he would 

BE WILLING TO TRAVEL TO MANCHESTER AGAIN DISGUISED AS MEMBER OF 

gay liberation movement and make contribution to mc closkey 
campaign headquarters, stone refused this idea, but agreed 

RATHER TO GO TO MANCHESTER AS MEMBER OF YOUNG SOCIALIST ALLIANCE 
(YSA). PORTER ACQUIRED STATIONARY LETTERHEAD OF AMHERST 
COLLEGE YSA AND FEW DAYS LATER GAVE IT TO STONE WITH $125.00 IN 
CASH FOR CONTRIBUTION. STONE THEN TRAVELED TO MANCHESTER AND 

made contribution to mc closkey campaign headquarters and 

OBTAINED RECEIPT. WHEN RETURNED TO WDC HE MET WITH PORTER . 

DAYS LATER AND PORTER SAT HIM DOWN WITH LEGAL SIZE PAD AND 

INSTRUCTED HIM TO WRITE LETTER TO MANCHESTER UNION LEADER 

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WHICH STATED THAT HE WAS AMHERST COLLEGE STUDENT AND WAS APPALLED 
THAT MC CLOSKEY WOULD ACCEPT GIFT FROM YSA. PORTER SAID 
HE WOULD HANDLE MAILING OF LETTER. 

THEREAFTER, THROUGH INFLUENCE OF PORTER, STONE 
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OBTAINED job with crep AS "SURROGATE SCHEDULER," for which 
HE WAS PAID $400 PER MONTH FROM CREP. IN ADDITION HE RECEIVED 
$150 IN CASH PER MONTH FROM PORTER. IN LATE APRIL, PORTER ASKED 
STONE IF HE COULD FIND SOMEONE WHO WOULD TRAVEL IN PRIMARY 
STATES GATHERING INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION ABOUT ELECTION 
CAMPAIGNS OF REPUBLICAN OPPONENTS AND ENGAGE IN POLITICAL 
PRANKS WHICH HAD EFFECT OF DISRUPTING CAMPAIGNS. STONE 
OBTAINED NAME OF MIKE MC MINOWAY FROM MORTON BLACKWELL OF ARLINGTON 
VIRGINIA. BLACKWELL STATED HE HAD CONTACTED MC MINOWAY AND HE 
WAS INTERESTED IN THIS PROPOSITION. AT TIME, MC MINOWAY WAS 
WORKING AT GENERAL MOTORS PLANT, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, AREA. 


STONE REPORTED BACK TO PORTER WHO AUTHORIZED 


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CONTACT MC MINOWAY UNDER PRETEXT AS REPRESENTATIVE OF GROUP 
OF CONSERVATIVE BUSINESSMEN. PORTER GAVE INSTRUCTIONS THAT 
MC MINOWAY USE FALSE NAME AND AT NO TIME INDICATE HE WAS WITH 
CREP} AUTHORIZED $500 PAYMENT TO MC MINOWAY AS PAYMENT 
FOR SERVICES OF TWO WEEKS. 

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AFTER ABOVE MEETING, STONE USING name OF JASON RAINER 
FLEW TO LOUISVILLE AND MET MC MINOWAY AT EITHER HOLIDAY INN OR 
RAMADA INN NEAR AIRPORT. MC MINOWAY AGREED TO PAYMENT 
TERMS OF $1000 PER MONTH PLUS EXPENSES FOR HIS WORK. STONE 
TOLD MC MINOWAY THAT HE WOULD NEVER ORDER HIM TO DO ANYTHING 
ILLEGAL. 

MC MINOWAY THEN LAUNCHED EMPLOYMENT AS POLITICAL SABOTEUR 
WHICH LASTED UNTIL MIDDLE OF AUGUST, 1972. MC MINOWAY USED 
NAME OF MIKE SNOW AND WORKED AS VOLUNTEER WORKER FOR DEMOCRAT 
CANDIDATES IN PRIMARIES IN FLORIDA, WISCONSIN, CALIFORNIA, 

AND FINALLY IN WDC WHERE HE FINISHED AS VOLUNTEER FOR MC GOVERN. 
HE USED OTHER DIFFERENT NAMES DURING THIS OPERATION AS HE WENT 
TO DIFFERENT PRIMARY STATES. 

HIGHLIGHTS OF SABOTAGE ACTIVITIES OF MC MINOWAY INCLUDE 
FOLLOWING : 

DURING WISCONSIN PRIMARY, SENT OUT ENGRAVED INVITATIONS 
TO APPROXIMATELY 200 DEMOCRATS TO ATTEND CAMPAIGN BREAKFAST 


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with Humphrey which failed to take place. 

DURING WISCONSIN PRIMARY, HE STUFFED ENVELOPES WITH CAMPAIGN 

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LITERATURE OF HUMPHREY DESIGNED TO APPEAL TO NEGROS AND MAILED 
IT TO UNION WORKERS AND VICE VERSA. 

DURING CALIFORNIA PRIMARY, HE FOULED UP TELEPHONE LISTS 
OF POTENTIAL VOTERS RESULTING IN FAILURE TO CONTACT MANY 
AND OTHERS CONTACTED NUMEROUS TIMES. 

MC MINOWAY RECEIVED PAYMENT FOR WORK BY HAVING MONEY 
TELEGRAMED TO HIS WIFE, "MRS. MICHAEL MC MINOWAY, 133 MANSLICK 
DRIVE, FAIRDALE, KENTUCKY." 

CODE NAME USED FOR MC MINOWAY BETWEEN PORTER AND STONE 
WAS "SEDAN CHAIR TWO." 

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LOUISVILLE DIVISION WILL LOCATE AND INTERVIEW MIKE 
MC MINOWAY CONCERNING CAPTIONED MATTER AND ABOVE DESCRIBED 
POLITICAL SABOTAGE ACTIVITIES. POSSIBILITY EXISTS THAT HE COULD 
BECOME GRAND JURY WITNESS. WFO HAS INSTRUCTED THAT HE SHOULD 


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BE ADVISED THAT HIS FULL COOPERATION IS REQUESTED IN THIS MATTER 
AND THAT PERSONS HAVE ALREADY TESTIFIED ABOUT HIS ACTIONS. 

FURTHER LEADS LEFT TO DISCRETION OF WFO. WFO SHOULD 
ADVISE ALEXANDRIA CONCERNING INTERVIEW OF 8LACKWELL} ALEXANDRIA: 
HOLD INTERVIEW IN ABEYANCE. 

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TO ^ArCtYNG DIRECTOR (139-4089) 

WFO (139-166) 

NEW YORK (139-301) 

FROM LOUISVILLE (139-121) 2P 

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JAMES WALTER MC CORD, JR., AKA; ET AL? BURGLARY OF 
DEMOCRATIC PARTY NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, 6-17-72; IOC. 
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RE NEW YORK TEjf TO BUREAU, 5-1-73. 

MICHAEL WAYN^IC MINOWAY CONTACTED AT HIS RESIDENCE, 

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81 18 MANSLICK ROA D, LOUISVILLE/ MGHT OF 5-1-73, AND 
REQUESTED TO BE CONTACTED AT HI^OFFICE, 4118 FLINTLOCK, 

MORNING OF 5-2-73. HE IS IN BUSINESS OF PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR 

with his father. .. J 

ON A.M. OF 5-2-73, MC MINOWAY WAS ADVISED OF NATURE 

OF INTERVIEW AND STATED HE HAD DECIDED TO CONTACT HIS ATTORNEY 

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PRIOR TO ANY INTERVIEW. HE DID STATE ONLY PERSON HZ EVER _</ ; Q% 

WAS IN CONTACT WITH WAS ONE KNOWN TO HIM AS JASOn/*/aINER. 


HE TRAVELLED TO VARIOUS STATES PERFORMING DUTIES^OR \^J£^ 7 MAY 7 1973 


REPUBLICAN PARTY, NOT FURTHER DESCRIBED. 
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1€ WORKED ALONE AND HAD NO FURTHER CONTACT WITH ANY 
CO-WORKERS. 

MC MINOWAY added he felt HE Had NOT violated ANY LAW 
and DESIRED TO COOPERATE, BUT WANTED LEGAL COUNSEL FIRST. 

frank haddad, attorney for mc minoway, contacted sa 

WALTER R. SPOONER, LS., THIS DATE AND ADVISED HE IS WILLING 
TO HAVE HIS CLIENT DISCLOSE ALL HIS ACTIVITIES BUT DESIRED 
IMMUNITY FROM ANY FEDERAL PROSECUTION FOR MC MINOWAY. 

WFO, ADVISE APPROPRIATE DEPARTMENTAL ATTORNEY. FD-302 
FOLLOWS. 

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