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Closeup (Death of A CIA Officer) #58773

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 05, 1979
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(Studio) Recovery of former CIA official John Paisley's body in Chesapeake Bay, MD, recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(No location given) Questions noted surrounding Paisley's death. Paisley's last day alive, aboard private boat Brillig, reconstructed. Discovery of Brillig the following day near Part Lookout noted; Paisley's body noted discovered a week later. Photos shown. Paisley's role in CIA discussed; USSR mentioned. Paisley's resume shown, outlined. William Colby, Richard Helms, James Schlesinger mentioned. [Former CIA director William COLBY - comments with regard to Paisley status at CIA.] Memos to Paisley by Colby and George Bush shown; `73 Mideast war mentioned. [COLBY - comments.] Paisley's participation in intelligence missions concerning Cyprus, India, Cambodia, and Geneva reported; Henry Kissinger and Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) I mentioned. Continuation of Closeup report tomorrow stated.
REPORTER: Paul Altmeyer

Altmeyer, Paul;
Robinson, Max

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