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Kickbacks and Bribes / Lockheed / Repercussions #244726

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1976
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(Studio) Govts. of Japan, West Germany and Turkey shaken by reports of Lockheed Aircraft Corporation saying millions given to foreign representatives in return for aircraft sales. In Netherlands, Prince Bernhard, husband of Queen Juliana, under suspicion of accepting $1 million bribe. 3-man Dutch panel to investigate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Netherlands) Lockheed Starfighter built in Holland in `60s, under license from Lockheed. Bernhard was member of supervisory board of Dutch aircraft company which assembled plane. It's alleged Bernhard took money and influenced Dutch government to build crafts. Bernhard's life and career highlights noted. Bernhard, 64, and Queen Juliana married 39 years; they are popular with Dutch. Bernhard mostly promotes Holland. [BERNHARD - speaks of environmental concerns.] Royal family secluded at home outside Amsterdam. If found guilty, could be calamity for country
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob

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