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Senate / Subversive Activities Control Board #16319

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 19, 1971
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(Studio) Senator votes to continue Subversive Activities Control Bd.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Senator votes $450,000 to continue board; President Nixon recently issued executive order; gives board power to hold hearings to determine groups on subversives' list; Senator votes against implementation of executive order. [Senator William PROXMIRE - says Senator failed to kill board because anyone opposed to subversion, Communism able to get anything want; board totally ineffective.] [Bd. chairperson Representative George H. MAHON - says board has worked to improve law, gives due process to accused.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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