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September 28, 1974
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F Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/09: CIA-RDP09T00207R001000020028-3 PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER L 28 Sep 1971+ STAT ~ngressma~~ Faces. Disciplinary Action in From Inquirer Wire Services WASHINGTON - A House subcommittee Is studying possible. disciplinary a-1-1 . rington Colby's testimony came to be against Rep. Michael Har- (D., Mass.) as a re- publicly released, the 'accu- sult of the disclosure of CIA racy of his recollection of. it political activity in Chile, it and "my sanity." was learned Friday. j "Illinois Republican Rep. Asked specifically about' Leslie C. Arends keptshak- shak- such action, Rep. F.' Edward Hegert, (D., La.) chairman ing his white mane and ;say- of the House Armed Services ing, 'I just can't understand Committee, refused to dis- lyou. 11M. trying to understand cuss it. "The matter is be- you, but I can't, Harrignton fore the subcommittee (on said. said "It was consisterlh intelligence)," he said. that the subcommittee was The question of discipli- more interested in its rules nary action centered on a published story in the New than with the _substance_, of, York Times quoting secret whether it maintains ade- subcommittee testimony by quate oversight over the CIA Director William E. CIA" Colby detailing U. S. political activities. before the over- throw of Marxist Chilean President Salvadore Allende last year. Subcommittee chairman Lucien Nedzi (D., Mich.) previously had given Har- rington, who is not a mem- ber of the Armed Services Committee, permission to read the testimony. Harring- ton then wrote letters to Nedzi and several other con- gressmen urging an investi- gaticn of the CIA operations Chile. Harrington denies he leaked any of the letters to the news media. But Nedzi reportedly told him in closed session earlier this week that he apparently violated Those rules by writing letters based on secret testimony. Harrignton said he was called before the subcommit- tee for questioning on how OOG a0 CIAMCh1Ie Case Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/08/09: CIA-RDP09T00207R001000020028-3