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Justice Department and International Telephone and Telegraph #20047

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee holds 4th day of hearings on Justice Department settlement of antitrust case against ITT. Acting Attorney General Richard Kleindienst testifies again.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Former head, antitrust division, Richard McLaren, and Kleindienst change previous testimony, admitting more involvement by Kleindienst and White House in case. [KLEINDIENST - categorically denies connection between settlement and ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) pledge to Republican party Says mtgs. with ITT official were not secret.] Justice Department seeks indictment of Dr. Liszka's wife, also a doctor, for Medicare overcharges. (Liszka testified ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) lobbyist Dita Beard nay have been irrational when she wrote incriminating memo.) [KLEINDIENST - disavows knowledge of case against Mrs. Liszka, which is being handled by United States Attorney Gettings. Says no deal made with Liszka.] Senator Kennedy questioned Kleindienst extensively.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:20

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