NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1975
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee reports massive, 30-yr. snooping operation by National Security Agency (NSA). NSA read 2 million telegrams a year between US and other cntrys. West Union, RCA and ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) cooperated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Committee reveals information of program despite White House protest. [Attorney General Edward LEVI - says doesn't know what procedures and possibilities are.] [Chairperson Frank CHURCH - asks if it isn't late date to start inquiring now.] [LEVI - says President directed NSA to provide information to Justice Department] [CHURCH - says Department doesn't know about program until information recd.] [LEVI - says have foggy idea.] Justice Department studies possible illegal conduct of FBI, CIA, NSA and Defense Department intelligence. Levi may recommend action by December
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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