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Cox / ITT (International Telephone And Telegraph Corporation) Lear #23525

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1973
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(Studio) "New York Times" reports President told former deputy Attorney General Richard Kleindienst not to press action against ITT. Kleindienst confided information to former special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox. White House concedes President intervened in ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) but with every right. At Senate hearing Cox admits leaking story, leading to "New York Times" article.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Cox admits relating Kleindienst's confidence to Senators Ted Kennedy and Philip Hart after President fired him. [COX - relates breach of confidence and expresses regret.] [Senator Hugh SCOTT - believes inferences and innuendos with regard to Nixon administration released to hurt Nixon.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Freda Reiter

(Studio) After White House admission of intervention in ITT, Richard Kleindienst may be in trouble.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Film shows Kleindienst appearing before Senator Judiciary Committee March 8, 1972. Kleindienst insisted no one at White House pressured him with regard to ITT affair. Question of perjury by Kleindienst now arises. [KLEINDIENST - refuses to comment on ITT, but reveals his respect and admiration for Cox.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Clark, Bob;
Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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