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CIA / Hugel Resignation #72600

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 14, 1981
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(Studio) Resignation of Max Hugel, head of CIA's covert operations, reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Accusations of business malpractice while in private practice in 1970's said forcing Hugel out of office, rather than chgs. of incompetence against which director William Casey has been defending him. Allegations of stock manipulation reported lodged against Hugel by "Washington Post" today; details given. His resignation and Casey's reaction quoted on screen. [Senator Dan. MOYNIHAN - expresses concern over "Post's" knowledge.] White House said knowing of "Post" allegations last week; Hugel's deputy John Stein, reported named his successor.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) New York judge said ruling that Casey and others knowingly misled busmen. in 1974; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John

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