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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 05, 1975
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(Studio) CIA Director William Colby rehired on temporary basis due to president oversight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Langley, Virginia) President Ford asks Colby to stay on for while. Ford had decided to fire Colby with others without consulting cnsl. Philip Buchen and personal liaison, John Marsh. They told Ford that Colby firing would leave Lieutenant General Vernon Walters, Nixon appointed, to handle series of sensitive Congress appearances. Colby stays on condition of full power and until George Bush takes over. Colby to appear before House Intelligence Committee
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:01:40

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