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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 27, 1977
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(Studio) Report on House Intelligence Committee's opening of hearings on relations, between CIA and American jnlism. and testimony of former CIA director William Colby.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Colby's statements with regard to CIA planting stories in foreign newspapers and feedback to American public because of it quoted; disagreement of committee chairperson Les Aspin noted. [ASPIN - cites reasons for disagreement.] [COLBY - says intelligence abroad becomes more difficult because of restrictions being imposed on agents; cites example of ban on use of other United States agencies as cover for CIA agents.]

McManus, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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