ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1972
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(Studio) President Nixon instructs staff to cooperate with investigations into attempt to bug Democratic national headquarters General Accounting Office begins probe into affair.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) June 17, 5 men arrested inside Democrat headquarters with electronic eavesdropping devices. [Film shown of headquarters] Washington, DC, "Post" reports 1 of men, Bernard Barker, deposited cashier's check for $25,000 in Miami, Florida bank account in April. Honey said to be Nixon campaign contributions collected by Representative Midwest financial chairperson Kenneth Dahlberg. Dahlberg says he turned money over to Committee for Re-election of President fin. director Maurice Stans. [Office of Federal Elections director Philip HUGHES - says $25,000 wasn't submitted to General Accounting Office by Committee to Re-elect President] FBI and General Accounting Office investigate.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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