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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 19, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Bob Kur) Need for the CIA examined; scenes shown from movie "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold". [Senator David BOREN - comments on CIA.] CIA's budget and high percentage of it spent on spying on USSR mentioned. [Former CIA director William WEBSTER - says the diminution of the ground threat by the USSR is cause for less input from the intelligence community.] [Senator John GLENN - suggests other areas for spying.] Proposal to eliminate the CIA and assign all military intelligence to the Pentagon and the rest to the State Department mentioned. [Former CIA official Ray CLINE, Senator Sam NUNN - comment.] Fragmentation of United States intelligence community noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Kur, Bob

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