The Press: Meanwhile, Down in Chile...

LAST week's Anderson revelations were an expose fancier's delight: big business pressure on the Administration combined with foreign intrigue. The columnist published two articles and gave fellow newsmen 80 pages of confidential documents said to be from ITT files. The material portrays ITT staff members as working desperately to prevent Presidentelect Salvador Allende of Chile from taking office in 1970. If taken at face value—a considerable if—the memoranda also indicate a degree of cooperation from some U.S. officials and a sympathetic Richard Nixon.

Both the State Department and ITT denied any attempt to...

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