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Army Graft / Conlisk / Turner #200574

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 1969
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(Studio) Question of perjury comes up as Chicago Police Supt. James Conlisk contradicts Major General Carl Turner's earlier testimony.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Conlisk denies giving Turner 400 guns for personal use, and says Turner asked him to destroy receipts that said weapons for Army. [CONLISK - says understood guns for Army use.] [TURNER - calls testimony inaccurate. Guns intended for me. That's the truth.] [CONLISK - says we had no talk about signing receipt just to clear records.] [Senator Karl MUNDT - asks Turner if he requested Supt. to destroy receipts.] [TURNER - says don't recall doing so.] [MUNDT - says probability exists.] [TURNER - calls it assumption. Don't recall matter. Couldn't confirm or deny.] [Senator Charles PERCY - says either have perjury or loss of memory when it serves Turner's purpose.] Committee to study Turner in connection with sergeant Major William Wooldridge and NCO cover-up.
REPORTER: Steve Rowan

Cronkite, Walter;
Rowan, Steve

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