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    CIA DIRECTOR DESIGNATE ADMIRAL STANSFIELD TURNER TESTIFIED AT A SENATE CONFIRMATION COMMITTEE HEARING ON TUESDAY.?

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    TAPE SHOWS NAT SOT SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE ASKING ABOUT POSSIBLE CONFLICTI I. E. WOULD TURNER BE ASSUMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR NAVY, MILITARY INTELLIGENCE AS WELL AS CIA ROLE ACTIVITIES. TURNER SAYS NO, LAW CLEARLY STATES DIVISION OF RESPONSIBILITY AND HE WOULD OBSERVE THE LAW, ASKED WHAT CARTERS COMMENTS WERE ON HIS REMAINING IN THE SERVICE, TURNER SAYS PRESIDENT SAID HE COULD STAY ON THE ACTIVE LIST.




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    Background: CIA DIRECTOR DESIGNATE ADMIRAL STANSFIELD TURNER TESTIFIED AT A SENATE CONFIRMATION COMMITTEE HEARING ON TUESDAY. THE CHIEF CONCERN EXPRESSED ABOUT HIS NOMINATION WAS THAT HE WOULD MAINTAIN HIS MILITARY STATUS. TURNER, WHO SAID PRESIDENT CARTER SAW NO PROBLEM IN KEEPING HIM ON THE ACTIVE LIST, TOLD THE SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE HE WOULD SERVE AS THE LAW STATED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAQ2PIDEZKMU9QDCPCMXK5CI2N
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQ2PIDEZKMU9QDCPCMXK5CI2N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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