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September 17, 1973
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Approved For Release 2006/12/12 CIA-RDP75B00380R000400130039-6 Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Page 3 Monday - 17 September 1973 7. (Secret - JGO) Met with Ralph Preston, House Appropriations Committee staff, and left with him the Director's er to Chairman Mahon concerning I briefed Preston orally on the use of the funds. He had no questions. 25X1 Preston told me that Representative Dan Flood (D. , Pa.) has asked him to inquire about recent news reports relating to small-scale invasions of Haiti. He is interested in the participants and some detail 25X1 on these activities. Preston noted that Representative Flood maintains active interest in Caribbean and Latin American Affairs. WH Division, has been advised. I reviewed with Preston our previous discussions concerning Chairman Mahon's very strong objections to transportation of foreign-made vehicles and asked if there had been any change in the Committee position. Chairman Mahon is still firm in his position. He noted, however, that Representative John Slack (D. , W. Va.) has been chairing the State, Justice, Commerce, and the Judiciary Subcommittee and possibly some modification had been worked out with that Committee. He suggested that I t lk directly to Jay Howe, of the Subcommittee staff. DDM&S, has been advised. 25X1 I briefed Preston on the Italian seizure of Strela missiles near Rome, and the Soviet supply of Scud tactical missiles to Egypt. 8. (Confidential - JGO) Met with Chairman Lucien Nedzi, Intelligence Subcommittee, House Armed Services Committee, who agreed to meet with the Senior Seminar on Wednesday, 14 November, 9:30 to 10:30 a. rn. at Headquarters. OTR, has been advised. I also closed out a previous discussion with Nedzi about Asrencv As a final item I reviewed with him briefly the Andrew Hamilton article "The CIA's Dirty Tricks Under Fire--At Last" which was entered in the Congressional Record by Representative Badillo (D. , N. Y.) on 6 September. I pointed out to him Hamilton.'s disclaimer that he had "had a limited contact with CIA intelligence analysts when I served as a member of the National Security Council staff in 1970-1971, I had no contact with the clandestine organization or activities of the CIA. " His article was assembled from the public record and from interviews conducted over a period of several years. Nedzi agreed that we withhold comments on the article at least for the present, Approved For Release 2006jlr7 I -R DP75B00380R000400130039-6 Approved For Release 2006/12/12 : CIA=$~P75B00380R000400130039-6 on Dow. kAi Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Page 4 Monday - 17 September 1973 9. (Confidential - JGO) Met with George Berdes, National Security Policy and Scientific Developments Subcommittee staff, House Foreign Affairs Committee, who told me that Chairman Clement Zablocki has asked him about the recent press items concerning Soviet missiles as related to the briefing given the Subcommittee on 24 July 1973. I told Berdes I would check the questions and be back in touch with him. 10. (Internal Use Only - JGO) Picked up from Pat Coombe, Secretary to Representative William Minshall (R. , Ohio), various travel items for delivery to Mr. Maury. 11. (Internal Use Only - LLM) Ms. Celia MacFarland, Administrative Assistant to Representative Paul N. McCloskey, Jr. (R. , Calif, ), said that McCloskey wanted to know what the Agency 25X1 had on "executions" in Chile. After checking with OCI Chile analyst, I told her, for McCloskey's information only, that we had no evidence of "executions" in Chile along the lines that were carried out in Cuba under Fidel Castro; but that the junta has issued strict edicts concerning possession of firearms and curfew and violators have been shot on sight. When MacFarland pressed for other information, such as the junta's relationship with the academic community, etc. , I referred her to State where she had a call pending. 25X1 12. (Confidential - LLM) With our concurrence, CCS, cleared a report by State responding to Representative Bella S. Abzug' s (D. , N. Y.) request for information on U. S. Government personnel in Southeast Asia. The report will specifically note that CIA figures are not included. 13. (Unclassified - RJK) Talked with Marjorie Crain, Executive Assistant to Representative Marjorie Holt (R. , Md. ), and told her that the Federal Mapping Task Force Report is in the process of being de- classified and will be released when appropriate by Office of Management and Budget, which is heading up the task force. A constituent was interested in getting a copy of the unclassified report. CRC, 8/15/2003 Approved For Release 2 010;/1 2/12: CIA- '75B00380R000400130039-6