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Senate Report / John F. Kennedy Assassination #246133

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 26, 1976
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee to release study by Senators Richard Schweiker and Gary Hart of how intelligence agencies investigated JFK's assassination.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator John TOWER - says questions by Schweiker and Hart are legitimately raised.] Report to be released in 2 weeks and will stress facts hidden by Warren Commission CIA Director Allen Dulles didn't disclose CIA plots to kill Premier Fidel Castro, who threatened retaliation against American leaders FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover knew of CIA plots, Castro's threats and also didn't tell Warren Commission Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald delivered letter to FBI (which was destroyed) before assassination. Hoover said Oswald was not FBI informer according to files. FBI's procedures for "do not file" let officials deny matters while not lying. Report says commission misled by CIA and FBI. November 1963 films of Oswald and President and Mrs. Kennedy shown.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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