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Welch Death / CIA #238388

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 1975
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(Studio) Body of CIA station chief in Greece, Richard Welch, arrives in US.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Andrews AFB, MD) Air Force honor guard meets plane. Marine Lieutenant Patrick Welch with father's body. CIA Director William Colby, CIA friend David Phillips, and White House cnsl. Philip Buchen present. [PHILLIPS - says Welch saw danger from "moral primitives" rather than other intelligence agencies. Describes Welch; he died from allegation.] Body to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery Friday CIA to hold memorial service Wednesday
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel

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