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House Special Committee / Kennedy and King Assassinations #243224

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 07, 1976
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(Studio) Special House committee officially reopens today investigations of assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Director of dual investigation is Philadelphia attorney Richard Sprague. Reinvestigation of Kennedy assassination, include use of Warren Commission report evidence and 1st complete investigation of King murder to be conducted. King murder didn't come to trial because James Earl Ray pleaded guilty. Sprague says he'll ask information from all former Warren Commission mbrs., include Gerald Ford, and if FBI or CIA try to hold back documents, he'll ask Congress or courts to force agency to give them up. [SPRAGUE - says no document or testimony of any living beyond reaches of investigation.] Details of probe noted.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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