Some individuals want to stifle the CIA-Paris Review matter not only to protect the reputation of the magazine and that of connected folks, but also because the threads attached to the matter could lead anywhere.
An example: www.cia-on-campus.org/columbia.edu/columbia.html,
a 1970 report which shows the massive extent to which the CIA had infiltrated one American university.
(Note the mention of Francis T.P. Plimpton, George's father.)
The question is whether the CIA ended these associations, or if they continue. Do massive bureaucracies voluntarily give up the scope of their reach and power?
The question is to what extent the CIA, Homeland Security, et.al., are embedded in American universities NOW.
Unfortunately, unlike in 1970, no one is looking into the matter.