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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 15, 1975
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(Studio) CIA Director William Colby at meeting of Associated Press managing eds. says CIA dragged its foot with regard to Watergate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Williamsburg, Virginia) Colby says CIA delayed giving prosecutors Watergate information because afraid would sensationalize any CIA link with Watergate. Several arrested were ex-CIA men and White House asked CIA to limit FBI's investigation. [COLBY - says there was undue amount of secrecy. Doesn't want nation to think CIA actually conducted operation.] Colby believes CIA's overall record is positive. Says he'll resign any time Ford thinks he can't be useful.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

Cronkite, Walter;
Pappas, Ike

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