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CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1975
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(Studio) Commerce Secretary Rogers Morton rejects House committee subpoena for documents of American firms involved in Arab boycott of Israel.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Representative John MOSS - asks Morton if he realizes he could be held in contempt of House] [MORTON - yes.] Morton says Commerce Department promises firms that their names won't be disclosed. [MORTON - can't change law to fit individual case.] [Representative Henry WAXMAN - says would enforce law as he sees it. Boycott will be escalated if American firms boycott winked at.] [MOSS - must have stand-up Congress] Committee to consider contempt charge next wk.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Stahl, Lesley

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