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Vesco Partner Wanted #228659

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 1973
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(Studio) Canadian officers issue arrest warrant for partner financier Robert Vesco. Norman LeBlanc wanted on charges of accountability for $107 million now frozen in bank in Montreal. LeBlanc issues statement from Costa Rica saying disclosure details with regard to resignation G. Bradford Cook as SEC chairperson would startle world. Vesco indicted with John Mitchell and Maurice Stans on charges obstructing Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into $200,000 Nixon campaign contribution by Vesco.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Jose, Costa Rica) [VESCO - says will return to United States only if special prosecutor named and if certain ground rules laid down for investigation. Says fears assassination by CIA a possibility.]
REPORTER: George Natanson

Cronkite, Walter;
Natanson, George

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