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Classified Pentagon Report #217468

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 19, 1971
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(Studio) "New York Times" wins victory in United States Dist. Court for right to publish classified Pentagon papers.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) "New York Times" cannot publish report until case reviewed by Appeals Court Monday; government argues report publisher harmful to national security; "New York Times" argues government doesn't have right to pre-censor newspapers; Judge Murray I. Gurfein rules "New York Times" may publish report; doesn't endanger national security; case expected to reach Supreme Court by middle of next week
REPORTER: Robert Schakne Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Appellate Court to hear similar case Monday against "Washington Post"; temporary injunction against "Post" publisher of same report issued last night. Representative Paul North McCloskey, Junior claims to have copy of report; will ask House to take vote on whether to make it public.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:03:00

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