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Approved For Release 2005/05/20 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000600010003-D CIA INTERNAL USE ONLY Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Thursday - 30 October 1975 Page 4 12. (Unclassified RC) HEARINGS LIAISON Called George Lippincott, in the office of John M. Maury, Assistant Secretary, Legislative Affairs in the Department of D fP s_e. He said that the Department of Defense had not yet focused on the 7 November Kennedy hearings on human-use drug experimentation. He has received five different position papers and will be meeting with the authors on 31 October to coordinate a DOD noG. .on. D2~does not like the bill for about five different reasons. Apparently, the Army, Navy and Air Force have been asked to provide witnesses, for the hearing. DOD was wrestling with the questionnaire from the Subcommittee which lists all sorts of funding mechanisms or research institutions. 13. (Unclassifed - THW) LIAISON Called Marion Brickell, on the staff of Representative Charles Rose, Ill (D. , N. C. ), to set up an appointment with Congressman Rose to discuss his conversation with General Vernon A. Walters, DDCI. The appointment was set for 2:00 p. m. , 31 October. 14. (Unclassified - THW) LIAISON Called Richard H. White, Jr., on the staff of Representative Dale Milford (D. , Texas), to set up an appointment with him to go over discussions of his with General Samuel V. Wilson, D/DCI/IC. The meeting was set up for 2:30 p. m. , 31 October 1975. 15. (Unclassified - LLM) INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING Susan Gustafson, Staff Assistant, House International Relations Committee, called to change the time for the briefing of the Subcommittee on International Trade & Commerce on the Arab Boycott Conference from 1:30 to 2:00 p. m. on Monday, 3 Nove~ber 1975. 25X1 CIA INTERNA1_ USE ONLY O/DDCI 4 ffU ,- egis7ative Counsel Mr. Parmenter IC Staff Ex. Sec. EA/DDO DDA DDI Comptroller DDS&T Mr. Warner Mr. !droved For Release 2005/05/20: CIA-RDP77M00144R000600010003-5 CIA INTERNALoORIT 0510 { Journal-'- Office of Legislative Counsel. Wednesday - 29 October 1975 Page 3 10. I - LLM) THIRD AGENCY In response to his earlier request and with the concurrence of the Review Staff, advised Emerson Brown, INR/State, of the date of our Reserve Release letters to the Chairmen of our Appropriations Committees on. a covert action program. 11. - PLC) ADMINISTRATIVE DELIVERY Delivered to the office of Senator John L. McClellan, (D. , Ark. ), a letter from the Director. 12. LIAISON Mr. 'Windis, in. the office of Department o ._ e e~ J. General Counsel, called and asked if our Sources and Methods legislation was still in OMB. I said it was. 13. INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING Jack Brady, House International Relations Committee staff, called.and asked if the Director could appear before the full Committee on 12 November at 2:00 p. m. for an intelligence briefing on the Middle East. I-fe said that NIO/MIA, had briefed. the Special Subcommittee on Investigations, chaired by Representative Lee H. Hamilton (D., Ind.), on 21 October 1975 and Mr. Hamilton was so impressed he asked. Chairman Morgan to have the Director come up and brief the full Committee. After checking `with the Director's office, the date and time were confirmed. 1.5. LIAISON Left for Guy McConnell, on the staff of Senate Appropriations Sabcorn:n'A tee on Defense, a copy of the letter and telegram which the Director had. received from Senator Edward Kennedy (D., Mass.) today about the inquiry being made by his Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure in connection with hearings which will be held on the 7th of November. I left McConnell a note with these materials ind:icatieg that..l was providing them for Iii.s background information. 00600010003-5., 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/05/20 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000600010003-5 lyd 6? ROlsp 2005/05/20: CIA-RDP77M00144R000600010003-5.. A p CONFINNII L Journal Office of Legislative Counsel Page 5 Tuesday -28 October 1975 17. LIAISON Called Mildred Ward, secretary to Senator John Stennis I). , Miss. ), to find out how the Senator was doing and where cards or letters could be sent. She said Walter Reed Hospital, Ward 8. This was passed to in the Director's office. 25X1 18. - GLC) LIAISON Talked to Sam (3oldberg, 25X1 Congressional :Relations Staff, State Department, and advised that I had sent to Jack Marsh, Counsellor to the Pres?d?nt a list of requests we had outstanding from various committees a 25X1 Goldberg .said they werci going before the House Select Committee on Friday. 19. GLC) HEARINGS Called Major George Lippencott, Department of Defense and discussed the situation with Senator Edward enne y s 17., Mas?s.) Senate Judiciary Subcoxn.mittcl-t .on. Adm.i.aistrative Practice and Procedure with respect to the Commission on Drug Cont`.eol.. I asked if they were through. with staff interviews, ctc. , and he said they were not. Ile said the Subcommittee staffs keep conning up with new requests. He said they have received a telegram from Senator Kennedy inviting them to' testify at hearings on 7 November. Major Lippencott expects witnesses from Array, Navy, and Air Force to testify. We agreed to keep each other informed of developments. 20. C) ADMINISTRATIVE- The Director called to say that Chairman John McClellan, Senate Appropriations Committee, has received a letter from the Secretary of rich he would like the Agency's comments. He said a copy of the letter will be available in Jim Calloway' s, staff of the Senate Appropriations Committee, office. It was picked up and put in the hands of the DDI for preparation of a reply by tomorrow morning at the. latest. CM INTERNAL. USE OJ\rLY CONFIDENTIAL. Approved For Release 2005/05/20 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000600010003-5 CIA I f Ld F, a , "2005/05/20~~RB ArInGM00010003i cm, ET ournal --Office of Legislative Counsel Friday 24 October 1975 Page 3 6. ______]LIAISON Met with Frank Slati.nshek, Chief Counsel, House Armed Services Committee; Ralph Preston, staff member, House Appropriations Committee; Clark McFadden, Counsel, Senate Armed Services Committee; Guy McConnell, staff member, Senate Appropriations Committee, and briefed them on the following: the proposed transfer of the Glomar Explorer to the Department of Interior; the transfer of Agency toxins to NIFI; the declassification of Agency documents furnished to the 'Warren Comnii.ssion, the status of Senator Edward M. Kennedy's (D. , Mass. ), Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure inquiry into human experimentation by the Agency; and the present offer to buy the remaining assets of Air America. 7. LEGISLATION Called Ji.m Mi.chie, Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on . ministrative Practice and. Procedure staff member, and informed him that a decision was made by the Director that we would not make Agency files available to the Subcommittee staff for their review to determine what material 'they .considered relevant to their inquiry. I confirmed with him our honest intention to be cooperative and to provide complete information to the Subcommittee necessary and relevant to their proposed legislation. I further explained that any material provided would have to be sanitized to remove names and operational information. He reacted strongly and insisted that they should be permitted to review our material in order to assure themselves that we are not holding anything back. He added that they would put their request for additional material made yesterday in writing and he insisted that the Agency make clear its position in writing. - GLC) ADMINISTRATIVE Hank Knoche, IC Staff, called to advise me that the Director had sent his reclama letter to Chairman John McClellan, Senate- Appropriations Committee, to OMB Director Lynn for coordination of an Administration position and then transmittal to Chairman McClellan. 9. IAISON Called John Maury, Assistant: Secretary for Legislative Affairs, Department of Defenses- discuss the status of DOD contacts with the Se e u icxary Subcommittees on Administrative Practice and Procedure, and Health for their legislative hearings. Maury was not personally familiar with the case but gave >mc the name of George Lippincott who is handling this within DOD. -I will giv Mr. Lippincott a call. CIA j A ji f ..FUr3Re180ge 2005ia: QD,14, 8000600010003-5 Approved For Release 2005/05/20 : CIA-RDP77M0 4R000600010003-5. COMFtDENT1I r A INTERNAL USE ONLY OFFICE OF LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL Friday - 24 October 1975 1. I I LIAISON After learning that. Gerrard Svo o a was employed y a private ferrying company under contract to Air America and that Air America could provide infor- mation concerning his disappearance, I again called Mr. Dee Woodberry, R in the Lakeland, Florida district office of Senator Lawton Chiles (D. , Fla.), and relayed this information to him, assuring him that I was not aware of it when we spoke yesterday. He said he would very much appreciate receiving any additional details that Air America could provide and I told him I would see to it that such a letter was sent. Mr. Jack Blake, DDA, has been advised. 25X1 3, BRII~:FING I accompanied 25X1 OCI, to a briefing of Jack Brady and Jack Sullivan, on the staff of t ho 25X1 House Committee on International Relations, updating for Brady and Sullivan the current situation in Southeast Asia. The briefing went well and Messrs. Brady and Sullivan indicated appreciation for report. is writing a memorandum for the record. 25X1 CIA INTE \AL USE ONLY CONr!DENTfAL Approved For Release 2005/05/20 : CIA-RDP77M00144R000600010003-5