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Justice Department and Its/California Reaction #20048

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 07, 1972
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(Studio) Developments in ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) story prompt comments from officials of state which will host Republican national convention
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Los Angeles, California) California Secretary of State Edmund Brown, Junior feels corporation support for political convention illegal. Asks Federal grand jury to investigate $400,000 pledge by Sheraton Div. of ITT. [BROWN - cites Federal laws prohibiting this.] [California Governor Ronald REAGAN - cites Chairperson James Eastland's explanation of contribution as to San Diego, not conv., this breaking no law.] Republican committee to return money to ITT.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.

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