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(Studio) FBI reported investigating high-level news leaks from within Carter admin.; President Carter said allegedly calling for sworn statements from his top advisers that they were not the source.
REPORTER: Douglas Edwards
(DC) FBI investigations of leaks examined; "Washington Post" article last October with regard to military aid to Morocco and "New York Times" item confirming existence of monitoring site in Norway used to check on USSR compliance with Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) II said causing Carter's concern. Details given; Cyrus Vance, CIA director Stansfield Thrner, national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski and other high officials reported signing affidavits. Former State Department spokesperson, also interrogated by FBI, noted refusing to sign statement. [Hodding CARTER - comments.] President Carter, returning from fishing trip to north Georgia, said refusing to comment; aide quoted.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
- Edwards, Douglas;
- Pierpoint, Robert
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