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CIA Budget / Colby / House #39110

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 04, 1975
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(Studio) CIA director William Colby tells House Intelligence Committee that public revelations with regard to CIA budget would hurt intelligence efforts.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Chairperson Otis PIKE - asks Colby if he thinks Congress advised with regard to CIA activities and costs.] [COLBY - says has advised congress cmtes. Entire Congress wouldn't give CIA protection with regard to secrets.] [Representative Ronald DELLUMS - asks Colby why he thinks he can play God. Should be checks and balances in government] Pike orders room cleared and television lights turned off. Congress wrote CIA rules.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Studio) Ex-President Richard Nixon declines to testify with regard to Chile and CIA involvement. His attorney tells Senator CIA committee he couldn't testify without looking at his records 1st. Records held under court order.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:30

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