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CIA / Hugel Resignation #517903

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 14, 1981
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(Studio) Resignation of Max Hugel, director of CIA's covert operations, reported following expose by "Washington Post"; controversy surrounding his appointed recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) White House efforts to disassociate self from Hugel affair noted; his letter of resignation to CIA director William Casey regarding allegations of stk. manipulation quoted on screen. President aide David Gergen quoted on screen with regard to President's reported response.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(Studio) John Stein, CIA career official, said named as Hugel's replacement.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Hugel's fall from grace, involving former business partner Thomas McNell, White House aide James Baker, CIA general cnsl. Stanley Sporkin, Casey and "Post" editor Benjamin Bradlee detailed. Photos shown.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Decision of New York City federal judge with regard to Casey's role in misleading investors during 1970's stint in private business reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Mudd, Roger;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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