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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1975
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee hears from IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Commissioner Don. Alexander how available tax returns have been to government agencies.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Special services staff set up in 1969 investigated "extremists." Alexander abolished in 1973. Some of people and groups examd. noted. [ALEXANDER - suggests bonfire of all inquiries.] Special audits made of dissenters. [ALEXANDER - says IRS (Internal Revenue Service) should harass nobody.] CIA harassment of "Ramparts" noted, with IRS (Internal Revenue Service) aid. Tax data given to FBI. Alexander still gives information to FBI and others. [Senator Walter MONDALE - says IRS (Internal Revenue Service) still serving as private investigative arm.] Senate committee to ask that the practice stop.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel

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