CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1976
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee staff report details 15 years of FBI harassment against dissidents. Report accuses FBI of vendetta against Dr. Martin Luther King even after King's death.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Methods of FBI harassment noted. J. Edgar Hoover wanted to destroy King's effectiveness as black leader Ex-dir. domestic intelligence division, William Sullivan, says agents had to follow Hoover's lead or be out of a job. [Chairperson Senator Frank CHURCH - notes FBI efforts to discredit King.] Report says staff not sure if similar FBI covert activities stopped.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall
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