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CIA Operation / Russian Sub #481848

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 20, 1975
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(Studio) Intelligence officials insist Glomar Explorer's attempt to raise Russian sub for CIA was successful. Only 1/3 of sub recovered; rest of sub contains codes and missiles. CIA tried to get news agencies not to tell story, but it came out anyway.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Los Angeles, California) Former crew member of Glomar Explorer talks with NBC. [Crew MBR. - describes Glomar's operations; parts of Russian sub brought back with Glomar.]

(Studio) John Meier, who formerly worked for Hughes, states Howard Hughes biggest front CIA had. Meier worked under Robert Mayheu. Mayheu fired by Hughes; Mayheu sued and won. Mayheu's testimony during trial referred to, to explain CIA connection between CIA and Hughes.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Vancouver, Canada) Meier fugitive from income tax evasion charge; also being sued by Hughes. [MEIER - says Mayheu was main contact between CIA and Hughes; details given.] Hughes' spokesperson discounts Meier's statements.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Brokaw, Tom;
Neal, Roy;
Pettit, Tom

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