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John F. Kennedy Assassination / Senate Report #44037

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 23, 1976
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(Studio) Senate committee says Warren Commission didn't have all pertinent facts when it concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was sole killer of President John F. Kennedy.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Dallas, Texas) November 22, 1963, film shows President Kennedy and wife before he was killed. Senate committee report doesn't say why JFK killed, but whether CIA plans to assassinate Fidel Castro led to JFK's assassination is left open.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

(DC) September 24, 1964, film shows Warren Commission Senator report says FBI and CIA representatives withheld information from commission [Senator Richard SCHWEIKER - says coverup involved J. Edgar Hoover and Richard Helms.] Senator report says Hoover saw commission as an adversary and asked for derogatory information with regard to commission members and staff. Helms says he didn't tell commission about CIA plots against Castro because no 1 asked him. Chairperson new Senate Intelligence Committee, Dan. Inouye, says it'll be 6 mos. before it's decided if his committee will pick up where Senator select committee left off.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

Smith, Howard K.;
Tomlinson, Frank

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