× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

ITT (International Telephone And Telegraph Corporation) Case #227694

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 19, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) merger case back in news. House subcommittee reveals Securities and Exchange Commission memo re: subpoenaed documents. Top Nixon administration officials named.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Representative Harley STAGGERS - says committee voted to release papers despite SEC request that they remain secret.] Memo details meeting between top ITT officials and Nixon top aides. Attorney General John Mitchell and Richard Kleindienst, aides John Ehrlichman and Charles Colson, and Vice President Agnew mentioned. Agnew office denies meeting with ITT. Memo also gives indirect reference to meeting between Mitchell and Nixon with regard to ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) case. Mitchell denies talk. Subject was persuading Assistant Attorney General Richard McLaren to call off antitrust suit against ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) merger, Hartford Fire Insurance Company and other firms. McLaren eventually negotiated out-of-court settlement under which ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) kept Hartford company Memo of Securities and Exchange Commission no substitute for original documents now held by Justice Department
REPORTER: George Herman

Herman, George;
Mudd, Roger

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.