CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 29, 1982
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(Studio) Funeral services reported held today for former CIA agent Kevin Mulcahy; his death earlier in week and scheduled testimony against former CIA agent Edwin Wilson recalled. Films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Alexandria, Virginia) Wilson's court hearing today on gunrunning chgs. examined; former agent noted also facing separate chgs. on supplying guns and training for Libyan terrorists. [Defense attorney Herald Price FAHRINGER - claims Wilson was working in Libya for United States intelligence community.] Separate investigation said being conducted into possibility that officials helped Wilson in arms deals; inquiry, focusing on United States company called Egyptian American Transport Services Company (EATSCO) discussed. EATSCO noted partly owned by former CIA clandestine training director Thomas Clines; Wilson's business association with Clines and Clines' former CIA supervisor Theodore Shackley outlined. Major General Richard Secord, deputy assistant defense secretary, and Erich Von Marbod, retired chief of Pentagon arms sales, said also currently under investigation. Focus of grand jury investigation outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne Artist: Don Juhlin