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Presidential Security / Costs #237699

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1975
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(Studio) Report on President security.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Ford always thanks local police for security. Ford has been in 60 cities this year Law enforcement overtime costs have been $328,000. Overtime costs $41,000 in Newark, New Jersey, for 3 hrs. Costs $21,000 in Michigan. Cost $9000 in Hartford, Connecticut. City sent bill to Connecticut Republican party, who returned it saying charges were unwarranted and unprecedented.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Milwaukee, WI) [Alderman Orville PITTS - says can't play partisan pols. with taxpayers' money. City should be reimbursed.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Omaha, Nebraska) [Police chief Richard ANDERSON - cites cost of protecting all pres. candidates.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Dallas, Texas) President John F. Kennedy and wife shown on November 22, 1963. Warren Commission urged Secret Service to rely on local law enforcement after JFK assassination.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(San Francisco, California) Secret Service rptdly. more demanding after attempts made on Ford's life. Sara Jane Moore attempt on Ford's life shown.

(Atlanta, Georgia) Officials expect 700 hrs. overtime; will pay in cash. Admin. says bill to reimburse local govts. for security would be too costly.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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