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FBI Tactics / Informers #246285

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 06, 1976
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee staff report that FBI informers cost $7.5 million each year
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) As of June 1975, FBI using 1500 paid informants. Some involved in violent acts.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Chicago, Illinois) 1969 film shown. FBI informer led to police raid on Black Panther apt. Local Chairperson Fred Hampton killed in raid. In 1967, Attorney General Ramsey Clark directed FBI to set up ghetto informant program.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(DC) Committee suggests that FBI use of informers be clarified.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Mudd, Roger

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