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Kissinger / Wiretaps / NATO Meeting #43438

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 21, 1976
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(Studio) In sworn deposition, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says he had passive role in 1969 wiretapping of 17 Americans Ex-pres. Richard Nixon says Kissinger was to name the people to be tapped. Kissinger says FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had tapping power. Kissinger attends NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) meeting Turkey pledges to open talks with Greece with regard to Cyprus.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Oslo, Norway) NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) ends meeting with conclusion that containment and detente should continue. [KISSINGER - says Ford makes fundamental foreign policy decisions. There is complete unanimity though there may be those who have nothing to do with foreign policy and are numbling in the White House] Possibility of Communist victory in upcoming Italian election discussed unofficially at meeting [KISSINGER - says he can be an issue in only one election at a time.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reasoner, Harry

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