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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 11, 1976
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(Studio) House Intelligence Committee goes out of business Senate committee to disband by mos. end.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Admin. and congress members like idea of one permanent committee overseeing intelligence. White House against telling committee in advance of CIA operations, but will accept congress declassification of secrets with 2/3 vote of both Hses. CIA attorney says foreign intelligence will never be same even if there is no new law. [Special cnsl. for CIA director, Mitchell ROGOVIN - explains how CIA practices have changed in United States and abroad.] [Chairperson House Intelligence Cnte. Otis PIKE - says if nothing done, agency will lapse back into same pattern of abuses.] Question is does Congress really want to oversee intelligence agencies.

(Studio) CIA Director George Bush orders CIA to get out of news business All part-time reporters working for CIA to be taken off payroll. Full-time reporters previously removed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hart, John

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