CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 10, 1971
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(Studio) Colonel Cole testifies before Senate Committee
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [Ret. Colonel Earl COLE - says charges about involvement with contractors to increase profits at expense of United States Govt. false.] [Senator Edward J. GURNEY - asks if Cole knows 3 men allegedly offering $50,0 00 bribe.] [Army Investigator CWO James River JOHNSON - says Cole knew names.] [COLE - says CID report filed by Johnson states I was in emotional state at time supposedly told Johnson I knew names.] [JOHNSON - says wrote down 2 bribers' names.] [COLE - says Johnson wrote down names.] [Senator Charles H. PERCY - says thinks good chance Cole committed perjury, betrayed friends; finds evidence incredible.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
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