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Washington, DC / Capitol Bombing #14719

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 02, 1971
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(Studio) Confidence shaken by Capitol bombing yesterday.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Senate committee holds hearings on bombing, Capitol security. [Captain Edwin JOYNER - says bomb probably dynamite with clock delayed device.] [Senator Mike GRAVEL - asks if quality of security force would improve if patronage system ended.] [Capitol security chief James M. POWELL - says no. of students could be reduced.] [Senator sergeant at Arms Robert G. DUNPHY - says security tightened.] Senator Gravel to propose legislature to end political appts. to Capitol police force.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(Studio) Associated Press recs. letter from "Weather underground" claiming credit for bombing.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:40

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