CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 07, 1973
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(Studio) Leaks from Germany continue with regard to United States army intelligence investigation of American citizens and soldiers in Germany.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Bonn, West Germany) Reporter reads directive sent to all soldiers with regard to their activities. United States soldiers to be investigated by United States Army intelligence if complaints sent to newspaper, Congmen., etc. on living conditions, treatment, etc., in Germany. [Sp/4 Steven MARTIN - believes const. rights taken over.] Senator Lowell Weicker conducted probe into Army intelligence activities in Germany during `72 campaign. Citizens for McGovern harassed, followed, discovered tapped phones. [Mil. agent Sp/4 John McDOUGAL - knows about information gathered through telephone taps by Army intelligence on American and German citizens, soldiers, newsmen and lawyers.] [REPORTER - asks about reaction to story inside Army intelligence.] [McDOUGAL says documents' destruction is widespread.] Army intelligence takes action against McDougal for confiding in CBS news.
REPORTER: John Sheahan
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