Admiral Stansfleld0 Skipwlth Road McLean, YA
The attached "Spotlight" article was brought to my attention.
Whether "Spotlight" quotes you accurately ornow you have made generally similar statements in lectures around the country and during your tube appearances. ave attached for youropy of HPSCI's public report of its investigation of Woodward's5 article on this car bombing Incidentopy of my letter to the POST on the same subject.
auder Director, Public Affairs
The Agency had no connection, direct or Indirect, with5 car bombing in Beirut; we had no foreknowledge that It was to be committed and we had no connection whatsoever at any time with the Lebanese officer who organized It or with any of the street people he hired to carry It out. He wasiaison contact or agent or casual Informant of ours. HPSCI ascertained that fact when it examined our files looking Into the matter. Woodward had my denial of involvement when he ran his piece. um rap.
Enclosures As StatedOriginal document.