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CIA / Senate Foreign Relations Committee Probe #33289

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1974
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(Studio) At last night's news conf., President Ford stated CIA had no part in coup last year in Chile, but acknowledged CIA assisted in preservation of opposition newspapers and political ptys. in Chile during Allende regime. Senator For. Relations Committee discusses matter in closed meeting
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Credibility of Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at stake because he denied to committee any CIA involvement in Chile's coup. [Senator Frank CHURCH - believes CIA action in Chile unprincipled.] [Senator William FULBRIGHT - doesn't think such CIA activities in best interest of cntry.] Reporter David Garcia questions Kissinger with regard to day's events. [KISSINGER - refuses comment.]

(Studio) Ford wants to confer with congress cmtes. overseeing CIA to discuss stronger controls on CIA.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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