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Kissinger / Secretary State / Wiretaps #230271

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 10, 1973
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks information on administration wiretaps, delaying Henry Kissinger confirmation as Secretary of State. Senator William Fulbright thinks Kissinger has been Secretary of State in fact for many years
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Wiretaps of officials, newsmen to stop leaks on national security. [Attorney General Elliot RICHARDSON - explains not bringing full FBI reports of Kissinger role.] Wiretapping major issue. Senator Edmund Muskie questions on subject. [MUSKIE - notes threat to liberties.] [KISSINGER - speaks with regard to human liberty, national security.] Senator Clifford Case, Senator John Sparkman to discuss Kissinger wiretap role with Richardson.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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