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(Studio) Trial of ex-Senator Edward Gurney in final stages.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Tampa, Florida) Gurney accused of demanding cash contributions from Florida builders for approval of Federal Housing Administration loans. Govt. prosecutor Harvey Schlesinger tells jury it is influence-peddling. Gurney fund-raiser, Larry Williams, tells how shakedown operation was run. Gurney administration aide, Jim Got, and others say Gurney aware of what was going on. Gurney says didn't know of activities and didn't tell when found out for fear of destroying his effectiveness on Senate Watergate committee Jury to get case later in week
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Hall, Bruce
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