Colson's Weird Scenario

July 1974
Time;7/8/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p24
The article discusses the alleged conversations between former Presidential Aide Charles Colson with private detective Richard Lee Bast in the U.S. According to Bast, who made detailed notes of the conversations, Colson implicated the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in the Watergate break-in which he suspects is trying to take over the country. In his notes, Bast claim that Colson recruited him to investigate the CIA in behalf of himself and other defendants in the Watergate cover-up conspiracy. Moreover, Colson allegedly confided to Bast that the CIA is out to get President Richard Nixon and that it prevented the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from investigating.


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