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(Studio) Nixon fund raisers collected $10 million before law requiring reports of contributors went into effect. Court action uses old campaign financial law to force disclosure.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) General Accounting Office documents Republican efforts to beat rptg. deadline. John Gardner's Common Cause holds disclosure is required under old Corrupt Practices Act. Files suit in Federal Court against Republican financial chairperson Maurice Stans and 5 Nixon campaign committee [GARDNER - notes coincidences of campaign contributions and government favors. Summarizes letter from Republican cnsl. Stanley Ebner defending Republican stand.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Schorr, Daniel
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