ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1973
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee probes further in case of ITT's involvement with politics in Chile and Allende election.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Former-CIA chief and now ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) President John McCone testifies. McCone says there was a plan by ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) President Harold Geneen to keep Marxist Salvadore Allende from becoming President Chile. Plan called for $1 million from ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) to subsidize coalition against Allende in Chilean Congress [McCONE - says took plan to White House and talked it over with Henry Kissinger. To his knowledge plan not adopted.] [Senator Frank CHURCH - asks if McCone approved plan.] [McCONE - says yes.] McCone later changes-mind. [McCONE - says felt plan not practical.]
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
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