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War Protester Refuses Tax Pmt. #224103

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 27, 1972
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(Studio) Small antiwar protest in California featured.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) 29 year old Al Crowell of Venice, California, is a self- employed furniture refinisher who refuses to pay telephone excise tax because he believes money is being used to support the Vietnam war. [CROWELL - says this is his way to protest.] Actual tax bill totals $1.16. IRS (Internal Revenue Service) auctions off his 1963 station wagon, worth about $200. Protesters back Crowell. [IRS RiverA. GRECO - postpones sale of car for administrative reasons.] [CROWELL - says taxpayers at large are paying an awful lot to collect $1.20.] Car is now impounded at Crowell's expense.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Dow, Harold;
Mudd, Roger

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