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Justice Department-International Telephone and Telegraph #222579

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 18, 1972
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(Studio) White House yields; aide Peter Flanigan offers to give limited testimony on ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) affair.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Judiciary Committee Chairperson Eastland reads Flanigan's letter. Senators Bayh, Kennedy, and Tunney object to questioning being limited to specific areas. Senator Ervin mollified by Flanigan's offer, and now may back Kleindienst's confirmation as Attorney General [Senator Edward GURNEY - says offer of testimony has saved Kleindienst's non.] [Senator Birch BAYH - insists Flanigan give all facts.]
REPORTER: Neil Strawser Artist: Not Given

Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil

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