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ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1976
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(Studio) House Intelligence Committee's report on CIA leaked over wkend.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) "New York Times" received copy of report Report says $10 billion used for intelligence operations per year; National Security Agency bugged overseas calls of American's and federal funds funneled to Howard Hughes aide, Robert Maheu, for procurement of women as companions for foreign leaders (King Hussein reported as 1 of foreign leaders) Covert operations break down into: aid for for. political ptys. and leaders, aid for media projects and arms shipments.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Langley, Virginia) [CIA Director William COLBY - says report biased and disservice to nation Denies charges in report] Colby says Congress oversight needed of intelligence with stiff sanctions against leaks.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Report says Senator Henry Jackson advised CIA on how to protect self against 1973 investigation by Senator Frank Church's committee Jackson says his advice only on procedural matters.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Gibson, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.

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