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CIA, FBI Investigation #236698

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 20, 1975
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(Studio) Senate Democrats vote to bypass Armed Services Committee, and create new committee to investigate entire intelligence gathering establishment, incling. CIA and FBI.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Armed Services Committee chairperson John Stennis against investigation, but Senator John Pastore argues for new investigation. [STENNIS - fears intelligence agencies to be destroyed by being battered by public.] [PASTORE - says CIA and FBI very important to American; no one wants to tarnish or destroy them.] New committee 's duties and needs outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Rockefeller commission conducting administration probe of CIA hears more testimony.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [ROCKEFELLER - refuses to make any final conclusions, but so far no extensive CIA domestic spying plot uncovered.] Former CIA director Richard Helms testifies. [HELMS - says President Johnson and President Nixon expressed desire for questionable CIA activities to Helms personally; no written request recd.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Over wkend., report leaks that FBI keeps secret information on Congmen. FBI spns. deny individual files exist, but some cross-referenced files do contain some information with regard to Congmen.; details given. White House asks FBI for report
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:03:40

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