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Senate CIA Committee / Roselli Testimony #240659

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 24, 1975
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(Studio) Senator CIA committee hears testimony from underworld figure John Roselli about alleged CIA, Mafia plot to assassinate Castro.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Roselli tries to avoid press, following murder of underworld figure Sam Giancana, but Roselli fully cooperative before Senate committee re: attempts to assassinate Castro. [Committee chairperson Frank CHURCH - says he identified no one else by name except those government officials with which he dealt. Roselli did fill out chronology and give much detail.] Because of vagueness of chain of cmd. with regard to CIA plots, committee fighting with White House over national security documents.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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