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Connally Testimony #14340

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 02, 1971
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(Studio) Secretary Treasury Nom. John Connally responds before Senator Fin. Committee concerning "New York Times" report his illegally receiving funds while Texas Governor
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Connally tells settling for less than total payment as executor of estate to become Secretary Navy; received some money while Governor, but earned it before that. [CONNALLY - gave up $400 - $500,000 to become Secretary Navy.] [Senator Russell LONG - did you deny relationship as estate executor while Texas Governor?] [CONNALLY - no.] [LONG - think "New York Times" owes you more explanation than you owe them.] Committee approves nomination unanimously with 2 abstentions.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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