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Intelligence Report / CIA #42994

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 26, 1976
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(Studio) Sen Intelligence Committee releases report on foreign intelligence of CIA.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Intelligence recommendations include: Congress charters for all agencies, Senator oversight committee , covert operations standards and National Security Council review of covert activities with Attorney General participation. [(Arm. Senator Frank CHURCH - cites harm done by CIA covert activities. Recommends CIA be confined to intelligence gathering unless emergency occurs.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Texas) [Vice-chairperson Senator John TOWER - says more restraints would hamper ability of intelligence community to operate effectively.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(DC) Committee votes 6-5 to let Senator decide if CIA budget should be publicized. President Ford and CIA argue that publication could lead to disclosure of sources and operations.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) CIA Director George Bush says CIA disagrees with parts of report
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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