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Approved For Release 2MA" l t j P74B00415R000300220001-0 Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Monday - 20 March 1972 Page 2 5, Called Ed Braswell, Chief Counsel, Senate Armed Services Committee, and alerted him to the Jack Anderston story coming out tomorrow about Agency involvement with ITT in Chile. I also told him that the stories about AID funds were misleading. He asked where the funds with which we were reimbursing AID for these medical services were coming from. I said they were Agency funds for FY 1972, but in FY 1973 they would come from Defense. 25X1 6. Talked to Ed Braswell regarding the Committee schedule, He said Senator Symington was pushing for a "follow up session on Laos" but he (Braswell) "wanted to keep CIA out of it. " Braswell said he didn't see how they could schedule the Director to testify on the Agency budget before the CIA Subcommittee this week. Braswell said it was uncertain when theywould have a confirmation hearing on General Walters' nomination but it was just possible they could work it out Thursday. Otherwise he said it would have to go over until after the recess (30 March to 4 April). 25X1 7. At the request of CI 25X1A Staff, delivered a sealed envelope to the office of Cecil resson, Senate Internal Security Subcommittee staff. 25X1 8. Met with Ralph Preston, Staff Assistant, House Appropriations Committee, and received back from him the draft copy of the intelligence community program budget. I told Preston that the book is being updated and a later version would be furnished as soon as available. OPPB, has been advised and the book returned to her. reston told me that the security field investigation and review by FBI has been completed on Mrs. Lynn Quinney his new secretary. The Chairman does not desire any further clearances however since Preston does not expect to expose her to any compartmented information. Preston also noted that Messrs. Murphy, Gerrity and Smith will continue to work with him from time to time on compartmented material. 9. Received a call from Mr. Gil LeKander, 25X1A Administrative Assistant to Representative Frank T. Bow (R. , Ohio), LOAM concerning an industrial engineer, Ohio An aintment for a personnel interview was made with o r 1:30 p.m. Friday. Approved For Release 2007/02/07 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300220001-0 Approved For Release 2007/02/07 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300220001-0 Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Page 4 Monday - 20 March 1972 15. Ed Braswell, Chief Counsel, Senate Armed Services Committee, called to et us know he has given DOD a deadline of this Friday for submission of an alternative arrangement for the funding Qf t irregulars in Laos. Braswell also said he wanted a position from us as to whether we favored payment by DOD or State. See Memorandum for the Record. 16. George Murphy, Joint Committee on Atomic Energy staff, called about a story which appeared in the Washington Daily News on 17 March indicating that evidence existed concerning Israeli atomic arms. 25X1A Murphy asked for our comments on the accuracy of this article. Murphy mentioned the F_ I again. He expressed a desire for any information we might give him about this case because of the interest in the sale of gaseous defusion technology abroad and its interest in the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA). 17. Received a call from Colonel Dick Wood, in the Pentagon, asking if the Director had given a briefing on the Hill last Friday. I told him he had not and this satisfied his inquiry. 18. Called Dale de Haan, Counsel, Senate Subcommittee on Refugees and Escapees, and expressed concern about the inaccuracies about the column by Tad Szulc in the New York Times of 19 March which reported Senator Kennedy's statements about the classified GAO report on the AID health program in Laos. See Memorandum for the Record. JOHN M. Legislative Counsel cc: ER O/DDCI Ex/Dir Mr. Houston Mr. Clarke Mr. Thuermer DDI DDS DDS&T EA/DDP OPPB cogs ~~~~~~~c Approved For Release 2007/02/07 : CIA-RDP74B00415R000300220001-0