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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 19, 1975
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(Studio) FBI talks to Senate Intelligence Committee about attempts to discredit Martin Luther King, Junior
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [FBI assistant director James ADAMS - says no idea what letter to King meant.] [Senator Frank CHURCH - reads part of letter to Adams. [ADAMS - says doesn't know what it means. Can't justify letter being prepared or sent.] FBI Director Clarence Kelley declined to comment; rumored he may be on way out. Adams says FBI abuses came after riots and bombings. FBI says Congress partly to blame for not passing laws controlling FBI behavior. Committee to remedy matter.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) Kelley notes upturn in American revolutionary activity. 46 bombings in US in 1st 6 mos. 1975. Committee chairperson James Eastland plans to question ex-Black Panther leader, Eldridge Cleaver, who was flown to California to face charges for parole violation and assault.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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