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November 13, 1972
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APPROVED FOR RELEASE^ DATE: 11-02-2010 ~~r i~Y' i~ Contacts: 3 Calls: 2 Ins : o Outs: 0 JOURNAL OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL Monday - 13 November 1972 (b)(3) 1. Talked to Ralph Preston, House Appropriations Committee staff, who told me that in general all he knew about Representative Bow's (R. , Ohioj death is what has been reported by the press, that he died this morning of a heart attack, Washington funeral will be Wednesday morning at Gawler's Funeral Home, ? Washington, at 9:30 and later in Canton, Ohio. Preston told me that Representative Whitten (D. , Miss,) is in town and has put final approval can Thursday for briefing and lunch at Headquarters prior to departure on Saturday for Mexico City. I will pick up Whitten and Preston at 10:30 a; m, at the Capitol. As for other Committee members, it is expected that Mr. Mahon will be returning to the city early the week of 20 November, iVlr. Sikes, however, at this time may not be returning to the city until January. 2. FE Divisio et with Dr. John Brady and Mr. Robert Boyer, House Foreign Affairs Committee staff, and reviewed with them and explained certain portions of Committee notes relating to organization of the Executive branch and the involvement of the Central Intelligence Agency in coordinated ~vernrnent narcotics program beginning in October 19b9. There were no followuprquestions from this meeting. 3. John Goldsmith, Senate .Armed Services Committee staff, called to say that he had talked with Senator Stennis about his trip and the Senator said nothing to him to fan or fuel the apprehension which Jack Maury expressed to him last week. I have made arrangements to see Goldsmith tomorrow. Journal -Office of Legislative Counsel Page 2 Monday - 13 November 1972 4. Talked to Bill Woodruff, Counsel, Senate Appropriations Committee w o said he would not be able to visit the Agency for the special briefing this week. He suggested that we go ahead and brief Ed Braswell, Chief Counsel, Senate Armed Services Coxximittee, without him. With respect to the trip he and Senator McClellan are making, he said they would be in Hawaii from 18 - 21 November, in Korea from 22 -- 26 November, and back in Hawaii fxom 25 - 30 November. 5. Pat Holt, Acting Chief of Staff, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called to say he would be leaving Sunday for a three-week trip to Panama, Argentina, and Chile. He plans to spend one week in each country, He said he would like to talk to our people as he has done before anal "would appreciate it if we would grease the skids" for him. I told him if there was any problem with this I would be back in touch with him< JOHN M. MAURY ~~Legislative Counsel cc: O /DDCI Mr. Baad Mr. Evans Mr. Houston Mr. Thuerzner Mr. Clarke DDI DDS DDS&T EA /DDP OPPB Item. 2 -