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Postal Service, CIA / Mail Openings #239165

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1975
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(Studio) Chief United States postal inspector says postal service and CIA worked together over 20 years in opening mail from Americans writing to persons in Communist cntrys.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) William Cotter's secret testimony before congress committee released; details of testimony outlined. Operations ctrd. in San Francisco and New York. [Prof. San Diego State Dr. Mel CRAIN - shares committee 's concern and public's concern over violations of const. rights.] CIA says operations stopped 2 years ago, but committee chairperson Robert Kastenmeier writes President Ford, requesting reassurances.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:01:40

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