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September 13, 1973
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Approved For Release 2003/09/tF9NtR0002000 25X1A JOURNAL OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL Thursday - 13 September 1973 House Arm ~eervices ommit ee, and reviewed with him our proposed comments on H. R. 8592. Slatinshek had no problem with submitting as the Agency report the previous report filed by the Agency with the Senate Armed Services Committee on the companion bill, S. 1935. Slatinshek told me also that he has been unable to get with Chairman Nedzi, Intelligence Subcommittee, even though he has been trying. At the moment he does not know what the schedule will be for Intelligence Subcommittee hearings. Subcommittee No. 1 (Immigration and Naturalization), House Judiciary Committee, and reviewed with him the proposed bills for private relief 25X1A f or L_ I and Cline feels that 25X1A now is an appropriate time to attempt handling of the bills. He will check with Chairman Eilberg and possibly with Chairman Rodino. He told me that there are some problems with members on both the Subcommittee and the full Committee but he is hopeful that he can avoid these problems with the assistance of the Chairmen. He will call me during the week. 3. ( In response to his earlier request, I called Mike Finley, Inter-American Affairs Subcommittee staff, House Foreign Affairs Committee, and made a tentative date for briefing of Chairman Fascell; Marian Czarnecki, Chief of Staff of the full Committee; and Finley for Tuesday afternoon 4:00, in Chairman Fascell's office on developments in Chile. OCI, has been advised. Approved For Release 2003/ 80R0002000500C1Rb, 8/15/2003 Approved For Release 2003/09 NE 1d I.4 R000200050071-1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1A 25X1A 25X1A 25X1A Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Thursday - 13 September 1973 Page 2 4. Talked to Dr. John Brady, House Foreign Affairs Committee staff, concerning the Jack Anderson column this morning. See Memorandum for the Record. 5. In the absence of Frank Slatinshek, Chief Counsel, House Armed Services Committee, I conveyed to him through his secretary word that we were about to brief Chairmen Rosenthal and Hamilton, et al, of the Foreign Affairs Committee regarding the present Greek situation. 6. of OCI, and I met informally with Chairmen Benjamin Rosenthal, of the Subcommittee on Europe, and Lee Hamilton, of the Subcommittee on Near East and South Asia, of .Mouse Foreign Affairs Committee, together with minority member Peter Frelinghuysen, and staff consultants Cliff Hackett and Mike Van Dusen for an off-the-record discussion of the Greek situation. I reviewed political events during the '60's culminating in the Colonels' coup and the King's abortive counter coup, while summarized 25X1A subsequent developments and spoke of future prospects. I took advantage of the occasion to refute allegations of Agency complicity in the coup of April 1967 and Agency support for the present regime. The Committee members were complimentary and Chairman Rosenthal in particular, who had previously expressed skepticism about the Agency role, remarked that he thought the briefing was a very fair and informative analysis of the present situation. In response to his earlier question to I talked to Dr. John Brady, House Foreign Affairs Committee staff, and told him that Boon Tai is the Vice President of the Shan State Progress Party which is closely identified with the militia. I also asked Brady if he would tell Representative Wolff (D. , N. Y. ) at the first opportunity that he had raised the question of 125X1A be glad to and will advise me of the results. Approved For Release Brady said he would 5B00380R000200050071-1 30 :. C1A>TE tv.!i4 v o...