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ITT (International Telephone And Telegraph Corporation) Antitrust Suit #222304

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 03, 1972
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee hears testimony in Justice Department settlement of ITT antitrust suit and subsequent ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) donation to Republican party
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Chairperson James Eastland met with former Attorney General John Mitchell last night. Senator Hugh Scott says Democrats try to turn matter into political issue. Senator Sam Ervin calls for all evidence to be presented. Richard Kleindienst claims no knowledge of ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) contribution pledge to Republican convention before October Senator Edward Kennedy produces September letter to Kleindienst linking suit with pledge. Letter was written after settlement.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(DC) [KLEINDIENST - says he requested hearing to dispel suspicion created by columnist Jack Anderson.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Virginia hone of ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) lobbyist Dita Beard, who allegedly wrote memo used by Anderson, is empty.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

(Studio) Chairperson Eastland postpones hearings until Tuesday, when Anderson and Mitchell are expected to testify. California Lieutenant Governor Edward Reinecke calls on Republican to turn down ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) contribution offer to dispel doubts of impropriety.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil
Duration:
00:05:10

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