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Intelligence Reform / Bill #774785

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 17, 2004
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(Studio: Brian Williams) President Bush shown signing the intelligence reform law establishing a national intelligence director and a counterterrorism center.

(Capitol: Chip Reid) The omission from the intelligence bill of measures to reform the way Congress oversees intelligence matters examined; details given of the 9/11 Commission’s recommendations for streamlining oversight. [9/11 Commission Timothy ROEMER†- says we have another chapter to write.] [Representative Peter HOEKSTRA†- objects to the creation of a joint House-Senate committee.] [American University James THURBER††- says they don’t want to reorganize themselves because it hurts their power & turf.]

Williams, Brian;
Reid, Chip

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