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Administration-San Diego Scandal #222125

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 20, 1972
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(Studio) In wake of ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) affair, "Life" magazine accuses Nixon administration with intervening to block prosecution of influential San Diego, California, citizens. Tax charges against C. Arnholt Smith and John and Alessi. Bribery charges against former Mayor Frank Curran.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [VP Spiro AGNEW - says he hasn't read story, but doubts accuracy of magazine gullible enough to print Clifford Irving novel,] (DC) [Acting Attorney General Richard KLEINDIENST - says "Life" story is absolutely false.]

Cronkite, Walter

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