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NBC Evening News for
Wednesday, Nov 27, 1974

Headline: Southwestern Bell Telephone Co.

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(Studio) T.O. Gravitt, former head of Texas operations of Southwest Bell Telephone Company committed suicide 1 month ago. 8 days after Graffit's death, James Ashley, general manager of company's San Antonio office, was fired. Lawsuit now underway.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Antonio, Texas) Gravitt's suicide note charges telephone company with widespread illegal activities; details given. Gravitt's family and James Ashley bring lawsuit against Southwest Bell. [ASHLEY - says illegal wiretapping occurs in every city in US.] [S.W. Bell, C.L. TODD - says charges wild and ridiculous.] Lawsuit to have far-reaching implications.
REPORTER: George Lewis

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Program Time:05:52:40 pm - 05:55:40 pm. Duration: 03:00
Reporters:Chancellor, John; Lewis, George
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:474361