ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1977
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(Studio) Details of government deal with former CIA director Richard Helms with regard to Senator testimony on CIA activity in Chile and attempt to keep Salvador Allende from power, stated. New developments with regard to President Carter's knowledge of Justice Department agreement with Helms.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) (Films shown.) Question with regard to Helms case asked President in September noted. [CARTER - discusses knowledge of case and lack of recommendation about it at present from Attorney General Bell.] Bell's comments with regard to time he gave President recommendation on case, made on Tuesday, cited. [BELL - notes July meeting on case between self, others in Justice Department, and President] Explanation of situation by White House spokesperson Rex Granum and Press Secretary Jody Powell noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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