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FBI Break-Ins / Senate Report #245837

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 10, 1976
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee reports on 1200 FBI burglaries over 40 years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) FBI rptdly. burgled foreign consulates of USSR , Yugoslavia, Poland and Japan and others. Device developed by CIA and Atomic Energy Commission opened safes; details noted. Retired FBI worker, George Burley rptdly. earned more than 30 cash and civic awards for cracking embassy and consulate safes and for other work. He spoke to Senate Intelligence Committee; has taken FBI oath of silence. FBI doesn't conduct "black bag" jobs anymore but says it would be legal if for. intelligence ever necessary again.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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