ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 03, 1972
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(Studio) House Banking Committee votes against investigating Watergate affair.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Chairperson Wright Patman's committee decides not to look into flow of money in United States and Mexico, used to finance Republican espionage. [Representative Ben BLACKBURN - says investigation at this time would jeopardize rights of persons accused in case, presently awaiting trial.] [Representative Parren MITCHELL - says if committee does not investigate, it will be whitewashing corruption.] Democrats charge Republicans have engineered massive cover-up.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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