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Colby / CIA Director Confirmation Hearings #26828

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 02, 1973
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(Studio) President' nominee for new CIA director William Colby has Senator confirmation hearings. Acting chairperson Senator Armed Services Committee, Stuart Symington, only member present.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) [COLBY - states President only 1 to give direct order.] [SYMINGTON asks if Henry Kissinger gave Colby an order how would it be handled.] [COLBY - replies if orders questionable, to demand President know of orders.] Colby states under no circumstances will CIA be involved in pol., domestic affairs. Symington pleased with responses. Confirmation almost assured.

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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