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FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017




Interview with Defense Secretary Melvin Laird

March 6, 1989 - Robert Gettlin and Len Colodny


Listen to the Interview with Defense Secretary Melvin Laird

GETTLIN:

Are you saying that you weren't aware at the time, though, that he was briefing Haig. Is that what you're saying or you were aware?

LAIRD:

I was aware that Haig was being briefed By Woodward, yeah.

GETTLIN:

You were. At the time that he was over there at the Penta-, OK.

LAIRD:

He was there on temporary assignment.

GETTLIN:

For a year, I think he was there.

LAIRD:

He was there for a temporary assignment.

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