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ITT (International Telephone And Telegraph Corporation) Antitrust #19975

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 03, 1972
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(Studio) California Lieutenant Governor Ed Reinecke urges Republican party to turn down ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) campaign contribution offer for Republican convention in San Diego, California. Offer made after Justice Department settled antitrust suit against ITT.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Senator Judiciary Committee hearings on ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) settlement continue. Senator Edward Kennedy produces September letter to Richard Kleindienst warning ITT settlement linked to contribution. [Senator Hugh SCOTT - accuses Democrats of pursuing case for political reasons.] [Senator KENNEDY - says charges are grave, and if substantiated could cause Kleindienst to be opposed in seeking confirmation as Attorney General] Washington "Star" questions outgoing Attorney General John Mitchell's role in case.

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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