× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Campaign `72 / Republican Fin. Disclosures #220607

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) New campaign financial law went into effect April 7. Republicans have maintained they need not disclose any contributions prior to that date. Common Cause, citizens lobby, sues to force disclosure under old law.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Republicans agree to release information on all contributors over $100 thru March 9. Will furnish court with information up to April 7, and record of expenditures. [Common Cause chairperson John GARDNER - calls it a victory for American people.] Says Republicans accepted settlement because they didn't want fin. chairperson Maurice Stans and former treasurer Hugh Sloan to testify in court [STANS - says contributors waived right of privacy.] Republican campaign director Clark MacGregor said last week disclosure was impossible as too many contributors had refused.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:02:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.