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Justice Dept-International Telephone and Telegraph #222287

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 29, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee Chairperson James Eastland to hold closed session to decide whether to continue ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) probe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Senator Roman HRUSKA - says proceeding deteriorating into shameful performance.] [Senator John TUNNEY - wants to continue investigation instead of whitewashing it.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - says evidence (ex: Beard memo) shows link between ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) antitrust settlement and ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) conv. pledge.] [ITT President Harold GENEEN - says there is no evidence of wrongdoing.] ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) Washington, DC office director William Merriam not present at hearings. [GENEEN - says contribution made to San Diego, California, convention and tourist bureau, not to Republican party]
REPORTER: Neil Strawser Artist: Marcia Danits

Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil

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