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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.
REPORTER: Phil Jones (KNXT-TV)

(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

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil
Duration:
00:03:30

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