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Justice Department and International Telephone and Telegraph #222063

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 16, 1972
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(Studio) ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) President Harold Geneen testifies at Senator hearings into ITT-Justice Department affair.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Geneen defends ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) pledge to Republican convention as sound business investment. ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) Attorney Howard Aibel reports on ITT's shredding of documents in Washington, DC office after columnist Jack Anderson associate Brit Hume displayed memo of ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) lobbyist Dita Beard, linking convention pledge with antitrust settlement. Washington, DC Director William Merriam ordered destruction of records, but no impt. documents on case said thrown away. Mrs. Beard testifies from hospital room next week
REPORTER: Neil Strawser Artist: Marcia Danits

Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil

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