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CIA Role #236250

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1974
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(Studio) President Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger invite congress leaders to White House to diffuse criticism with regard to CIA role in Chile.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) House speaker Carl Albert says he expects new controls to tighten congress power over CIA. Later, Senator Howard Baker and Lowell Weicker introduction legislature to set up new congress committee to keep track of all CIA activities. [BAKER - believes watchdog committee needed to discover CIA abuses.] [WEICKER - doesn't think CIA activities should be in President Ford's hands alone.] Ford also used time with congress leaders to show support for Kissinger.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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