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CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 31, 1976
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(Studio) Assassination Committee requests more money from Congress to reinvestigate deaths of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Junior Committee reports findings to justify request.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Outgoing committee chairperson Thomas DOWNING - says basic ques. to resolve is whether there was or was not a conspiracy in assassination of Kennedy and King. Many unanswered questions remain.] [Representative John ANDERSON - has no theory about assassinations. Notes skepticism with regard to Warren Commission findings in American public's minds.] Chief cnsl. Richard Sprague thinks James Earl Ray may have had help from foreign contact; CIA didn't reveal all info. about Kennedy assassination, and information may have made a difference in Dallas. Chairperson Downing's comments with regard to committee 's budget.

McManus, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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