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Response to Politicalboi (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 2, 2012, 04:37 PM

3. Lots o' both. Remember, his predecessor leaked 'The Family Jewels.'

Sen. Frank Church in the Senate and Rep. Otis Pike in the House were leading investigations into the CIA and its active, yet illegal, influence upon American life. So in comes Poppy, and things quieted down. About Pike's report:

Pike was bitter over the vote. He announced to the House, "The House just voted not to release a document it had not read. Our committee voted to release a document it had read." 49 Pike was so upset that he threatened not to file a report at all with the House because "a report on the CIA in which the CIA would do the final rewrite would be a lie." 50 Later, Pike reflected that "They, the (Gerald Ford) White House, wanted to precensor our final report. This was unacceptable." 51


SOURCE: http://bss.sfsu.edu/fischer/ir%20360/readings/pike.htm

For those interest in details about CIA's role in the News Biz:

Three Things Every American Should Know About Corporate McPravda

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