CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 16, 1979
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(Studio) Report is on one area of CIA activity concerning CIA involvement in ntns.' business
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) CIA involvement in air freight business, with company near Detroit having contract to ship auto parts for Ford, General Motors Corporation and Chrysler, and other such contracts with CIA-owned Southern Air Transport, of Miami, and Intermountain Aviation, of Tucson, Arizona, detailed. Statements about these bus. by former CIA general cnsl. Lawrence Houston given. [HOUSTON - comments.] Present conditions at former CIA-owned business described; denial of companies and CIA that there is now any connection. Auto companies' officials' report that they knew nothing of CIA involvement in air freight companies stated.
REPORTER: Robert Shackne (WJBK-TV and WTVJ-TV newstape and film)
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