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Campaign `72 / Republican Fin. Disclosures #220921

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1972
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(Studio) This years election the most costly in history. Nixon campaign has spent $36 million; McGovern $18 million. Nixon staff makes public names of some contributors who made pnts. prior to disclosure deadline.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Common Cause, whose court suit forced disclosures, has staff working to analyze $4.8 million in big contributions made before March 10. $9 million still secret. Contributors named include many ambs.: Clement Stone; Arthur K. Watson; John P. Humes; John Irwin; Vincent deRoulet; Mrs. John Whitney Payson, Raymond Guest; Henry Catto. Conptroller General Elmer Staats says campaign financial is a national scandal. Representative Henry Roy reports admin. failed to follow Department of Health, Education and Welfare recommendations for suit against subsidiary of Gulf Resources of Texas to halt dumping of poison into Idaho waters. Gulf Resources helped transfer campaign funds through Mexico which ended up in Watergate defendant Bernard Barker's, bank account
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Clement Stone says he actually has given more then $1 million to Nixon campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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