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September 5, 1975
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Approved For Release 2004/04/08 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000400010046-0 Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Friday - 5 September 1975 Page 5 18. I INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING Accompanied Brian 1,atell, I, to brie Senator Lawton Chiles (D., Fla.) on Panama. The Senator's main interest was the Panama Canal negotiations and the fall-out in Panama should the U. S. Government not negotiate a new canal treaty. His questions covered internal and external relations due to postponing a new treaty. Present at the briefing was a staff member, Colin Bradford. 19. LIAISON Took a Call from Air America, who said he had been approached by David Vienna, staff of the Senate Government Operations Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, asking rather general questions about Air America/CAT organization and personnel in Vietnam. Carter said he had rebuffed the inquiry by indicating that Vienna should stay in channels. I said that Vienna only wanted to obtain the employment records of and that I would call 25X1 Vienna and try to straighten the matter out. 20. 1 FAA Met with Pat Holt, Staff Director, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and identified the country of the 10 August 1975 Presidential Finding for further review with Chairman. John Sparkman (D., Ala.). 21. FAA Met with Chairman Lucien Nedzi, Special Subcommittee on Intelligence, I-louse Armed Services Committee, and identified the country of the 10 August 1975 Presidential Finding. I also reviewed with the Chairman the possible exposure of a cover placement in a private party' s response to a query made by a. member of the Subcommittee on International Political and Military Affairs, House International Relations Committee, and Mr. Nedzi agreed we should have no problem in closing this. out':in a satisfactory fashion directly and. suggested we see both Chairman Dante Fascell (D., Fla.) and Representative Donald Riegle (D., Mich.) I reminded the Chairman of the find made in the DDS&T and the various committees interest in this topic which may lead to a leak or public statement. I reviewed the report that we had been getting that a former employee of the Mouse Select Committee staff mad be writing articles about the Agency but we assume not in violation of his secrecy obligation or the Committee resolution. Mr. Nedzi said he remembered Ed Roeder w,;1]... Approved For Release 20 4 ?8^!~A'~ D~7 MOO 44R000400010046-0 25X1 Approved For Release 2004/04/08 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000400010046-0 CONFIDENTIAL. Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Page 8 Friday - 5 September 1975 29, FOIA Left with Georgia Jones, in the office of Senator John G. Tower (R. , Tex. ), and Catherine Wilson, in the office of Representative John J. McFall P. , Calif. ), copies of correspondence from Mr. Cary advising that action in the FOI requests of their constituents 25X1 had been completed. 31. LIAISON Sat in with. O1 while Representative Les Aspi.n . , Wis. ), read the undeleted Marchetti transcript provided b Aspin had read Marchetti's book and requested the full manuscript to get some idea of what had been deleted. I left to attend another briefing before Aspin completed his review. 32. BRIEFING Sat in on a briefing on Iran given by OCI, given to Representative- William Lehman (D. , Fla. ), at his request in connection with his upcoming trip to Iran sponsored by the Aspen Institute in Colorado. The briefing was informal and had been arranged through Searle Field.,Sta.ff Director, House- Select Cow At the conclusion of the briefing, Lehman asked if he and his administrative assistant, Joan Kunkel, could come out and have an informal chat with the Director. Arrangements were tentatively set for a breakfast at 0800, next Wednesday. CON EI E TU Approved For Release 2004/04/08 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000400010046-0