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Howard Hughes' `72 Campaign Contribution #230793

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 15, 1974
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(Studio) CBS' Daniel Schorr uncovers more information on Howard Hughes' $200,000 campaign contribution given to President' friend Bebe Rebozo for delivery to Nixon. Rebozo allegedly kept money 2 years before returning it to Hughes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Hughes' aide Richard Danner testifies Hughes' contribution originated from personal request by Nixon. Danner reveals new information at secret hearings with Senate Watergate committee Rebozo, Danner and Edward P. Morgan discussed delivery of money. Rebozo almost refused to accept it because Don. Nixon involved in arrangements. White House news secretary Gerald Warren flatly denies story.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:01:50

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