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Army Graft / Senate Hearing #200693

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1969
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(Studio) Testimony against sergeant Major William Wooldridge heard at Army graft hearing,
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Testimony moves from West Germany to United States where some of Wooldridge's sergeant friends moved to NCO Clubs in Georgia. Lieutenant Colonel Jack Pruett worked for then Provost Marshal, Major General Carl Turner. [PRUETT - cites several incidents involving Wooldridge that he reported to Turner. Turner said he'd take no action until studied matter with Chief of Staff.] Senator Chas. Percy calls Wooldridge and friends Khaki Cosa Nostra. Turner recently fired as Chief of Justice Department Federal Marshals. Then Chief of Staff, General Harold Johnson, says he asked Turner to look into rumors of Wooldridge and told not enough evidence to base study on.
REPORTER: Steve Rowan

Cronkite, Walter;
Rowan, Steve

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