CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1975
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(Studio) Since assassination of President John F. Kennedy, CIA has denied Lee Harvey Oswald contact after his return from USSR . Former employee calls CIA report into question.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Oswald background outlined. CIA director John A. McCone testified before Warren Commission CIA never had contact with Oswald. Gerald Ford, then Representative, questioned McCone further. 11 years later former CIA employee, identity secret, now describes a document he saw. [Unidentified PERSON - talks of document he saw in 1962. Defector had worked at Minsk, USSR , radio plant; was formerly a Marine.] Reporter questions interviewee; notes similarity to Lee Harvey Oswald. [PERSON - plans to testify before Senate committee now.] Earlier was afraid. CBS News waits week for CIA answer re: possible Oswald contact. Now CIA says it interviewed ex-Navy re-defector, not Marine. Navy can't find any such records. CBS source sure he read "Marine" and "Minsk." CIA director William Colby denies finding any record of CIA-Oswald contact.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
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