CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 24, 1975
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(Studio) Senator CIA committee asks for 6 more mos. to complete study
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Senate Intelligence Committee has information that in 1970 President Nixon ordered any means be used to stop rise of Salvadore Allende Gossens in Chile. May have had to do with botched-up kidnapping of General Rene Schneider. Nixon's security adviser, Henry Kissinger, to testify. [KISSINGER - aware of what CIA did in Chile as authorized by President or by Forty Committee] [Senator Frank CHURCH - trying to determine line of authority and extent of knowledge and accountability in which Nixon administration's policy with regard to Chile implemented.] Assassination studies now cover 4 admins. House Postal Affairs Committee questions director William Colby with regard to past postal snooping and chemical used to read mail without opening letter. Colby says chemical only used overseas; mail opened in US.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
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