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CIA / Anti-Castro Activities #37446

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 30, 1975
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(Studio) Retired Major General Edward Lansdale says he dvtd. plans for removing Fidel Castro by any means, incling. assassination. Lansdale, one-time CIA employee, operated on orders from President John Kennedy through an intermediary. Extent of CIA involvement in anti-Castro activities proving to be major challenge for those investigating CIA.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Miami, Florida) Frank Sturgis 1 of Castro's trusted security men years ago. [STURGIS - says he picked men for CIA to assassinate Castro when and if he got go-ahead. Describes preparations for assassination, but order never came through to kill Castro.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(DC) Sorting out various plots against Castro nearly impossible.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) At 10 p.m. EDT tonight, David Schoumacher to narrate documentary on CIA.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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