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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1975
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(Studio) Senate Appropriations Committee okays defense bill of $90.7 billion; $7 billion less than Schlesinger requested. Senator holds up funds for more construction at Navy's new base on Diego Garcia in Indian Ocean. Critics say United States escalating war danger by moving into area. House Intelligence Committee questions intelligence estimates of size of Soviet arsenal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Committee votes for 7 new subpoenas; mostly for Kissinger. Subpoenas dealt with accuracy of intelligence data. CIA Director William Colby says CIA no longer has American foreign correspondents on its payroll, only a few part time reporters [Chairperson Otis PIKE - asks if CIA employs anybody working for TV networks.] [COLBY - will discuss this in executive session.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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