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October 25, 1973
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Approved For Release 2006/11/21 : CIA-RDP75B00380R000400100017-3 Journal- Office of Legislative Counsel Page 2 Thursday - .25 October 1973 4.1 I In response to his request, met'with Garner Cline, House Judiciary Committee, who told me off the record that the Judiciary Committee will at some point be forwarding a formal request to the Armed Services Committee for release of all Watergate material to the Committee in their study of possible grounds for impeach- ment of the President of the United States. John Warner, OGC,has been advised. 5? I I Talked with Frank Slatinshek, Chief Counsel, House Armed Services Committee, who told me that DOD has been requested to return tomorrow for an additional briefing on the Middle East crisis. He has not requested DCI attendance. I gave 'S.latinshek a copy of t.h TASS report of the DCI STATSPEC testimony of CIA actions in Chile . and iscussed with him the handling of the transcript of the Director's briefing of 23 October. Slatins.hek had no question on our handling of the transcripts. I told him of the noon time briefing of Mr. Nedzi concerning the Soviet alert of their forces and gave him the same information that I had given to Ned.zi earlier. Committee, and delivered a letter of 25 October from Charles Briggs, Director, TASS report of the DCI testimon on CIA ctions in Chile. STATSPEC In brief, Preston was somewhat upset with OMB for the position 25X1 taken on the Agency payroll. increment. He told me he would discuss the matter with Guy McConnell, Senate Appropriations, and talk with me further when he has talked with Guy. OPPB concern ng Agency budget. I also left with Preston a copy of the 7? I I Met with William Hogan, House Armed Services Committee, and gave him . L. C. Arends, Hogan told me that Chairman Nedzi plans a public release of the Intelligence Subcommittee report on the Watergate hearings next Wednesday. Copies of the release will be made available to the press and ourselves on Tuesday. Hogan told me off the record that the matter of review of the report by the Agency was discussed in the Subcommittee meeting, but there; was a very strong determination by the Members that it should not be..release'd to the Agency prior to final release by.the' Committee. C~a~10Rl?C:F N.L CRC, 4/10/2003 Page 1 Only Approved For Release 2006/11/21 : CIA-RDP75B00380R000400100017-3 Approved For Release 2006/11/21 : CIA-RDP75B00380R000400100017-3 Coll WIN I .Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Thursday - 25 October 1973 25X1 TASS report of the CIA testimony on Chile. Czarnecki told Page 3 8. JGO) Met with Marian Czarnecki, Chief of Staff, House Foreign Affai ommittee, and gave him a copy of the me a the Chairman is again out of town and he had not had time to return Mr. Colby's call before he left the city. Although a meeting between Dr. Morgan, Representative Mailliard, and Representative Fascell with Representative Harrington is intended, Harrington has been out of the city and it was not possible for the meeting to take place prior to Harrington's departure from the country for Chile, last night. He has been out of the city since sometime last week. Chairman Morgan can- celled Mike Finley's travel to Chile with Harrington. I also discussed with Czarnecki in some detail other possible areas that had occurred to him on.the subject of release of the transcript to the press. 25X1 9. JMM) Called Chairman Lucien Nedzi, Intelligence Subcommittee, ouse rmed Services Committee, in response to his earlier call inquiring about the basis for the U. S. "alert. " I told him there had been some activity on the part of Soviet military elements which had caused some concern but there might well be other information of a diplomatic nature with which I was not familiar which could also be a factor. I suggested he might get a more up to date and complete rundown on the military situation from the Defense Department. 10. - JGO) In response to his second call to John Maury, I talked to Chairman Lucien Nedzi, Intelligence Subcommittee, House Armed Services Committee, and filled him in on the "Soviet alert" mentioned in Dr. Kissinger's statement. developments in the Middle East in which Senator Jackson had expressed a 11. JMM) Called Dorothy Fosdick, Senate Permanent Investigations Subcommittee staff, and gave her a brief rundown on overnight desire to be kept up to date. cc: O/DDCI Ex. Sec. DDI DDM&S DDS&T 25X1 EA/DDO OPPB Mr. Houston Mr. Thuermer JOHN M. MAURY 25X1 \ Legislative Counsel CRC, 6/5/2003 Page 2 Only 16- Approved For Release 2 /1 / 14' b 75B00380R000400100017-3