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Callaway Issue / Ford #244911

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 1976
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(Studio) Ex-Secretary Army, Howard "Bo" Callaway, investigated for using government influence to gain okay for expansion of his ski resort. Civil Aeronautics Board reviews why charter flight rules were waived for the resort for 7 years Pentagon says Callaway used military planes for personal trips 3-4 times. His attorney says he has canceled checks to prove payment for military flights.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Chief of staff, Richard Cheney, met with Callaway Wednesday; Callaway brought his attorney Ford tells North Carolina reporters he won't get involved in investigation. Sources report political adviser, Rogers C.B. Morton, will replace Callaway. Callaway's attorney, Jerris Leonard, says Callaway expects exoneration and return to President Ford committee
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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