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Justice Dept-International Telephone and Telegraph #19756

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 16, 1972
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(Studio) Senator hearings on ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) affair continue.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) officials present their report on investigation into shredded documents. ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) general counsel Howard J. Aibel admits some ITT papers in Washington, DC were fed into shredding machine after Jack Anderson published memo linking ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) antitrust settlement with contribution to Republican national convention Senator Tunney calls action shocking. ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) President Harold Geneen says Republican convention offered opportunity to promote new Sheraton Hotel in San Diego. Defends pledge as investment, not gift. [GENEEN - insists contribution was made to San Diego, California convention and tourist bureau, not Republican party] Subcmte of 6 Senators will go to ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) lobbyist Dita Beard's Denver hospital room Monday for her testimony.
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Tom Dunn

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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