Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activiti...

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.Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building
Year Shot:
1973  (Actual Year)
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[00.40.20-MacNEILL in studio] MacNEILL states that DEAN'S lawyers, for DEAN'S protection, have requested time for DEAN to review the documents in question, to make sure that he does not violate national security provisions in his testimony. [PBS network ID-title screen "SENATE HEARINGS ON CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES".] [00.43.01-MacNEILL] MacNEILL states that Sen. ERVIN will separate the documents, some will be kept secret and others will become part of the committee record. [00.43.14-Sen. ERVIN with gavel] Senator ERVIN. Everyone take your seats. please. Can you identify those documents as true copies, with certain deletions of matters relating to foreign intelligence as Copies of the documents you delivered to Judge Sirica? Mr. DEAN. Yes, I do, Mr. Chairman. Senator ERVIN. There is one, other document. I am going to ask Mr. George Murphy, Deputy Director of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, who has had custody of these documents since they Were delivered by, Judge Sirica's order to this committee, to show you another document which is not included among those copies, and ask if you can identify that document handed you by Mr. Murphy as being one of the documents you delivered to Judge Sirica. Mr. DEAN. This is a copy of the, original. Senator ERVIN. A copy. Mr. DEAN. That is correct. Senator ERVIN. Yes. Does it have some identification. mark? Mr. DEAN. Yes. It is a Special Report Interagency Con Committee on Intelligence Ad Hoc dated June 1970 with the chairman indicated J. Edgar Hoover, with a classification on it. Senator ERVIN. You can return that to Mr. Murphy now, Mr. DEAN. It has top secret comment classification on it. Senator ERVIN. I want, to take this occasion to thank Mr., Murphy, the Deputy Director of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, for acting as custodian of these documents since they were delivered to us by Judge Sirica and for the great, help which he has given to the committee in respect to the contents of the documents, and respect to their sensitive nature. We cannot thank you too much. Mr. Murphy. I am going to ask you to retain jurisdiction of the originals of these documents and also we have no copy of that first document there. Mr. MURPHY. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. [00.46.45]