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Classified Pentagon Report #16039

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 25, 1971
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(Studio) Supreme Court issues temporary injunction against "New York Times" and "Washington Post" publisher of classified Pentagon report
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Supreme Court to hear case tomorrow; newspapers restricted from publishing portions of report government considers potentially damaging to national security.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Studio) Document classification procedure report
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Ret. classification expert William G. FLORENCE - says only 1/2% of documents classified top secret actually need be.] Film shows "classified trash," working papers, used in preparation of documents, being disposed of in pulping machine.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) "Chicago Sun-Times" reports former President Dwight David Eisenhower policy in 1958 to eliminate North Vietnam Communist Govt.1 unite North Vietnam and South Vietnam under government friendly to US. "Sun-Times" reports tomorrow about CIA report to President Nixon in 1969, stating belief only Laos, South East Asia, certain to fall to Communists
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Peterson, Roger;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:03:40

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