ACCESSION NUMBER:255720 FILE ID:EPF503 DATE:11/27/92 TITLE:FINAL HEARINGS OF POW/MIA COMMITTEE SET FOR DECEMBER 1-4 (11/27/92) TEXT:*92112703.EPF *EPF503 11/27/92 * FINAL HEARINGS OF POW/MIA COMMITTEE SET FOR DECEMBER 1-4 (Text: Senate Select Committee statement/schedule) (630) Washington -- The Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs will hold its last round of hearings December 1-4, Chairman John F. Kerry (Democrat of Massachusetts) and Vice Chairman Bob Smith (Republican of New Hampshire) announced November 27. Following is the text of their statement: (begin text) The hearings will focus on progress made on working with families and in conducting operations in Southeast Asia since the Committee began its investigation last November. The hearings also will examine private efforts on behalf of POW/MIAs, and take a critical took at intelligence operations. December 1: Critics/defenders of the Defense Intelligence Agency December 2: Private groups' P-R and Fundraising Campaigns December 3: POW/MIA Families December 4: Ongoing Operations In-Country Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs December 1, 1992 Panel One: Internal Reviews of DIA John H. Wiand Head of February 1983 Inspector General investigation Ken deGraffenreid NSC Staff, author of report on DIA to National Security Adviser in 1983-84 Col. Glenn F. Hargis, Head of February 1985 Inspector General investigation Dennis M. Nagy, Head of March 1985 Inspector General investigation Cdr. Thomas Brooks, Author of Sept. 25, 1985 Memorandum Col. Kimball Gaines, Head of Gaines Task Force (Report issued March 1986) Gen. Eugene Tighe, Head of Tighe Commission (Report issued May 1986) Col. Millard Peck, Author of January 1992 Letter Panel Two: DIA's Response to Critics Lt. Gen. Leonard Perroots, Director of DIA, 1985-88 Richard Childress, National Security Council Staff (Reagan Administration) Ronald J. Knecht Defense Department Gen. James Williams, former Director, DIA 1ol. Joseph Schlatter, Member of Gaines Task Force; Chief of Analysis Branch, 1986-87; and Chief POW/MIA Office at DIA 1987-90 Gen. James Clapper, Director, DIA Panel Three: Interagency Group Ann Mills Griffiths, National League of Families Richard Childress, National Security Council Staff Kenneth Quinn, State Department Robert Sheetz, Defense Department Carl Ford, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs December 2, 1992 Panel One: Public Awareness Activities Patty Sheridan River Rats (of Kansas) Marty Eddy, POW Committee of Michigan John Sommer, American Legion Bill Duker Vietnam Veterans of America JoAnn Shaw, Georgia POW Committee Panel Two: Fundraising Activities Bruce Eberle and Linda Canada Bruce Eberle & Associates Marilyn Price, Creative Advantage Joseph Salta, Response Development John Curtis, Infocision Management Panel Three: Regulation of Fundraising Activities Ken Albrecht, National Charities Information Bureau Charles Brown Charitable Trusts Division, NC Richard Allen, National Ass'n of Attorneys General Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs December 3, 1992 Panel One Admiral James and Sybil Stockdale Panel Two: POW/MIA Wives Donnie Collins (Virginia) Janis Dodge Otis (California) Carol Hrdlicka (Colorado) Panel Three: Other Family Members John Kustigian (Massachusetts) Pat Plumadore (New York) David and Steve Morrissey (Arizona) Robert Brown (California) Panel Four: Casualty Officers George Atkinson, USAF Casualty Affairs B.J. Andrews, DoD Family Liaison David Geraldson Former Casualty Officer 1t. Col. Mack Brooks, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command Senate Select Committee on POW/MIA Affairs December 4, 1992 Panel One General John Vessey, Special Presidential Emissary to Vietnam Panel Two Admiral Charles Larson, Commander in Chief, Pacific Forces (CINCPAC) Maj. Gen. Thomas Needham, Chief, Joint Task Force-Full Accounting (JTF-FA) Maj. Gen. George Christmas, CINCPAC's Director of Operations Panel Three Alan Ptak, Deputy Assistant Secretary for POW/MIA Affairs, Defense Department Kenneth Quinn, Department of State Panel Four Carl Ford, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Col. John Cole, Defense Intelligence Agency Robert Sheetz, Defense Intelligence Agency Robert DeStatte, Defense Intelligence Agency Ted Schweitzer, Researcher Garnett Bell, Investigator, JTF-FA William Gadoury, Investigator, JTF-FA MSGT Bill Deeter, Investigator, JTF-FA (end text) NNNN .