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House Judiciary Committee / ITT #235101

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 04, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee shifts subject of impeachment investigation to ITT. Committee hears White House tape on ITT.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Committee hears 3 tapes of conversations between President and John Mitchell; President and John Ehrlichman; President' and George Shultz; and a telephone call between President and Richard Kleindienst. [Representative Hamilton FISH - says President commanded Kleindienst to drop ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) case.] 1 year later, Kleindienst and Mitchell insisted they never discussed ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) with President Hopefully, former White House cnsl. Charles Colson to testify on this matter.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Committee to review dairy industry's campaign contributions next. 1/2 of committee members got contributions from milk fund also.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Most committee members see no connection between industry's contribution to them and investigation into dairy industry and President Committee chairperson Peter Rodino received contribution but never asked for it. Representative Edward Mezvinsky received largest donation from dairy industry Names of committee mbrs. accepting contributions reviewed. Representatives Tom Railsback and Charles Rangel plan to return money from dairy coops.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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