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ITT (International Telephone And Telegraph Corporation) / Chile #227762

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1973
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(Studio) John McCone, ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) chief and former CIA head, testifies to Senator about ITT efforts to influence Chile's politics.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Capitol Hill) McCone testifies ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) President Harold Geneen offered $1 million to any government agency with plan to have Chile's Parliament decide election in favor of conservative candidate Jorge Alessandri when it became clear Marxist candidate Allende would win popular vote. Allende threatening to expropriate ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) properties. [McCONE - says discussed offer with Henry Kissinger but no action on it taken.] [Senator Frank CHURCH - asks if McCone approved Geneen's plan.] [McCONE - says yes.]
REPORTER: George Herman

Herman, George;
Mudd, Roger

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