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House Internal Security Committee #14773

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 1971
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(Studio) House Un-American Activities Committee banned television cameras from hearings in 1950s; changed name to House Internal Security Committee; allows television cameras film hearings 1st time in 15 years today.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Committee members generally preserve Anti-Cmst. tradition; Representative Robert Drinan maverick on Committee [DRINAN - asks Red China defector to suggest constructive work for Committee] [Committee Chairperson Representative Richard ICHORD - says Drinan has ample opportunity to make own suggestions, doesn't think witness need asking.] [DRINAN - says HISC (House Internal Security Committee) shouldn't exist, doing job of Judiciary Committee; Committee waste of taxpayers' money.]
REPORTER: Bill Downs

Downs, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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