Tavenner expresses to Vote his regret that Vote is required to leave the IPS before the completion of the proceedings. He then commends Vote on his exemplary skills in analyzing and reanalyzing the evidence and rulings to help the Prosecution team conduct the trial. Closes by writing, "It has been a great pleasure having you work with us during the past year. Personally and on behalf of the staff, I wish to extend to you best wishes for your success in the future."
Corrected copy of the May 7th memorandum to the staff listing the attorney assignments regarding each subject to be addressed during the trial as well as the proper procedure for presenting prepared cases in court. Also outlines the proper format for prepared briefs and the timeline for preparing documents to offer into evidence.
Teletype conference between Washington, DC and Tokyo. Topics include: Higgins departure date; Robert M. Vote in Washington but no requisition; Dr. Brown's orders received; Ruth Anderson declined position in Tokyo; Requisition for Stenographers not received; Requisition for additional attorneys; replacement for Monoghan; book "Pearl Harbor"; Carr and Maxon to States possibly; Departure of Hyde; Naomi Kaler inquiry; Fixel arrival; Louise Bentley as stenographer; German trials re medical experimentation on prisoners of war.