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ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 19, 1971
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(Studio) Senator Samuel J. Ervin says no evidence of illegal activity-by FBI found.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Republican National Chairperson Robert J. Dole responds to Democrat President Nom. contenders' charges concerning FBI. [DOLE - says those attacking FBI trying to turn FBI image into Gestapo image; McCarthyism of `50's pales in comparison to Muskieism of `70's.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - doesn't think name calling answers question of extent of FBI political surveillance.] [Senator George McGOVERN - says FBI has become Federal Bureau of Intimidation.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark; Frank Tomlinson

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

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