ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 08, 1972
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(Studio) Former White House news secretary, James Haggarty, has blamed stamp-happy bureaucrats for overclassifying documents, thus interfering with public's right to know. President Nixon orders reduction in number persons who can classify documents as top secret and tighten restrictions on classification altogether. Chairperson 2 House cmtes. studying classification system, angered by President decision, saying he should have waited for their reviews.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
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