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ITT (International Telephone And Telegraph Corporation) / Chile #227779

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 22, 1973
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(Studio) Senator continues hearings on ITT's involvement in Chile.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) Vice President Edward Gerrity testifies about suggestion's from CIA official William Broe on stopping flow of dollars to Chile's Marxist government of President Allende. [Senator Frank CHURCH - asks if suggestions were designed to create economy problems for Allende's Chile.] [GERRITY - says yes.] Gerrity says $1 million offered by ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) for use in Chile designed to placate Allende by starting farm and housing projects. Former company director John McCone testified money was to be used to oppose Allende government [Senator Charles PERCY - says Gerrity story not plausible.]
REPORTER: George Herman

(Studio) Documents indicate former Attorney General John Mitchell helped ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) in fight with Justice Department in 1971. Documents tend to show Mitchell lied in testimony about case.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Herman, George;
Mudd, Roger

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