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Intelligence Reorganization / Ford #244353

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1976
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(Studio) President Ford develops plan to coordinate, control and centralize US spying. CBS to cover his news conference at 8 pagen. EST.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Ford previews congress leaders with regard to intelligence reforms. Most reforms won't require legislature CIA Director George Bush to get leeway in deciding how intelligence funds to be allocated in CIA, Defense Department foreign intelligence activities and National Security Agency. National Security Council to play incrd. role in directing intelligence gathering. Md. of overseers to watch over all gathering. Briefing set for Wednesday to explain fine points.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob

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