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March 20, 1978
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fl ` Approved For Releasq 200/0/i4: i ~I UiMOO98O 003100080026-2 Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Monday - 20 March 1978 Page 4 15. LIAISON Called Bill Miller, Staff Director, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, to see if he had any objection to our sending to Representative Les Aspire (D., Wis.), House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the study sent to the Senate Select Committee Vin October 1977 on Miller said by all means do send it but to omit references to the Senate Select Committee. I later arranged with Miller to meet with Agency and Department of Justice representatives at 10:30 a. m. on 22. March regarding a Justice Department position against providing a Congressional document to an FOIA requester. M. LIAISON Received a call from Jean Evans, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence staff, who said Pat Norton, also of the Committee staff, was considering the possibility of open counter- intelligence hearings in May related to Committee charter questions. Evans asked our opinion of whether the following questions could be dealt with in open session: the scope and nature of the threat of foreign intelligence and security services, the kinds of activities needed in response to the threat and the extent to which these activities impact on rights of Americans provisions in the Committee proposals. Evans said he was also looking for recommendations on whether there should be an Agency or FBI spokesman or both.. 17. LIAISON Met for a half. an hour with Richard Haas, an American who is working with the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. Haas is preparing a study for the Institute on the increased Congressional role in foreign policy and national defense questions and its meaning for U. S. allies. One part of his study will be a section on intelligence and Haas asked me several questions about Congressional oversight of intelligence. He had previously talked with both of CSS/NFAC, on providing substantive information to Congress. Everything I told Haas was unclassified. 18. EMPLOYMENT REQUEST Received a call front in the office of Representative Berkley Bedell (D. , Iowa), who requested he be sent a professional application.for employment. OLC Registry was advised. 25X 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/03/14: CIA-RDP81 M00980R003100080026-2 Approved For Release ~ Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Page 5 Monday - 20 March 1978 19. LIAISON Per his request, sent to Bill Vaughan, on the staff of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, publications on steel problems of Less Developed Countries. Mr. Vaughan wanted this information for Representatives William A. Steiger (R., Wis.) and Charles A. Vanik (D., Ohio) who are attending a meeting in Geneva on this subject. 25X1 20. ) LIAISON Senator Lawton Chiles (D., Fla.) was briefed at his request on the People's Republic of China b James Lilley, National Intelligence Officer for China, ORPA, and 25X1 OSR. The briefing went well and the briefers answered all the questions raised by the Senator. 21. LIAISON Jim Bush, on the staff of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, called to ask if we 'could supply him with examples of things the Agency has made public such as press releases on current events, publications of intelligence products, etc. I said I would look into it. 22, LIAISON Received a call from Jaynie Victor, in the office of Representative William C. Wampler (R., Va.), on behalf of a constituent, requesting a copy of the "Report to the President by the Commission on CIA Activities in the United States, " by Nelson A. Rockefeller, Chairman, in July 1975. After checking, I called Ms. Victor back and advised her that the constituent could obtain a copy by writing to the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402. She thanked me for the information. 23. LIAISON Received a call from Jay Killeen, on the staff of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Thomas P. O'Neill (D., Mass.), requesting two publications: "World Steel Market Continued Trouble Ahead" and "World Shipbuilding: Facing up to Overcapacity. " These were sent to him via courier and he was so advised. 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/03/14: CIA-RDP81 M00980R003100080026-2 Approved For Release 2005/03/1 FIrl 1 11~g0980 8003100080026-2 Journal - Office of Legislative Counsel Monday - 20 March 1978 Page 6 24. ( LIAISON Sent by courier to Thomas K. Latimer, Sta irec or, House Permanent Select Committee on Itlli negence, i g additional details on 25? LIAISON Mike Flannigan, House Permanent a ec Committee on Intelligence staff, came by my office and reviewed two boxes of Pike Committee materials which had come from IC Staff holdings. He was searching for (10 December 1975) Memorandum from SA-D/DCI/RM, to V the Field covering a purc on Military n e igence During an International %.~jthe document directly from IC Staff. Once acquired, I will pass theu~jC document on to Mike Flahxdgan for eventual passage to Diane LaVoy, of the Committee staff. V 26. LIAISON Dick Giza, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence staff, called asking for the CIA publication that was referred to in the 20 March 1978 Jack Anderson column. After checking with NFAC/CSS, I told Dick that there was no such publication (on U. S. oil usage statistics and, furthermore, the figures cited in Anderson's column are inaccurate). I added that, in any event, any figures that CIA might publish on U. S. oil usage or reserves are based on Department of Energy statistics rather than our own knowledge or analysis. This fully satisfied Mr. Giza. 25X1 25X1 27. LIAISON Called Thomas K. Latimer, Staff Director, House Permanent -Select Committee on Intelligence, to set up the following interviews that he had requested: (1) Thursday, 23 March 25X1 at 1600 hours at Headquarters with Sayre Stevens and 25X1 -Jail of NFAC/CSS, to discuss NFAC generally; and (2) Friday 24 March at 0930 hours at 1724 F Street, N. W., with 25X1 Director, NITC, to discuss NITC. These times and p ces were agreeable to Mr. Latimer. NFlf E T' Approved For Release 005.103.114 - GI.A.-R-D1221 P.400 80R003100080026-2 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2005/03/14: CIA-RDP81 M00980R003100080026-2 Approved For Release 2005/03/14: CIA-RDP81 M00980R003100080026-2