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South Korea / United States Congress / Bribes / Korea Reaction #243362

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 1976
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(Studio) Issue of United States Congmen. recing. bribes from South Korea lobbyists, which has apparently been approved by South Korea President Park Chung Hee, has led to strained relations between 2 cntrys.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Seoul, South Korea) Report on South Korea reaction to United States probes into bribery issue. Govt. keeps issue under tight control, few know much about it. Govt. denies President Park has connection with lobbyists and that Tongsun Park has any connection with government Reporter notes opinions of Korea experts that reverse is true; cites exs. Tongsun Park recently bought girl's school, which is rumored to have belonged to Sun Myung Moon whose Unification Church is thought to have close ties to Korea CIA. Reaction of South Korea officials with regard to matter noted. Relationship of Tongsun Park to Korea government has been known for too many years for any to believe he was acting on own.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Cronkite, Walter;
Dunning, Bruce

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