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Colby / CIA Domestic Spying #239341

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 1975
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(Studio) CIA director William Colby goes before House subcommittee to testify about files CIA retains on Americans Representative Bella Abzug among those Americans having CIA file.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Ms. Abzug very upset by CIA file on her. [COLBY - doesn't think Abzug file necessarily invaded her privacy.) [ABZUG doesn't think CIA can justify its file on her as proper activity.] Subject of CIA assassinations outside realm of Ms. Abzug's subcommittee [ABZUG - finds it difficult to understand scope of CIA activities; even reaches into political assassinations.] [COLBY - admits some mistakes have been made, but they've been grossly exaggerated.] Senate subcommittee chairperson Frank Church says hems asked for Colby report from President that incls. political assassinations. President replies he'll consider request from full committee at proper time.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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