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Pol. Espionage / Hearing #229034

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 15, 1973
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(Studio) George Hearing sentenced for political espionage in Tampa, Florida.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Tampa, Florida) Hearing pleaded guilty in Muskie letter scandal during Florida primary. Says mailed letters involving slander of President candidates but didn't write them. In court Hearings attorney pleads for sympathy on client's behalf. Judge Ben Krentzman says Hearing endangered election system. Sentenced for 1 year [HEARING - tells reporters deserves punishment because broke law.] Donald Segretti, coconspirator,awaits trial on identical charges.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall Artist: Marcia Danits

Duvall, Jed;
Mudd, Roger

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