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Military Corruption Hearings #215812

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 03, 1971
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(Studio) Senate committee hears more military corruption testimony.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Major Clement St. Martin testifies concerning Mme, Fong attempts to obtain permission to build steambath on United States base in Vietnam. [MARTIN - tells of Mime. Fong inquiring about steambath/massage parlor contract, going to General Earl Cole, getting approval,] [Senator Ed, GURNEY - asks how much Martin might have made if had gone along with corrupt practices,] [ST. MARTIN - Saint estimates could made $10,000/wk.; tells of hearing William J. Crum had put price on his head.] [GURNEY - asks if meant anyone crossing General Cole could get physically hurt.] [ST. MARTIN - replies yes.] General Cole calls Saint Martin testimony absurd.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Cronkite, Walter;
Schoumacher, David

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