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(Studio) CBS News learns special Watergate prosecutor investigating to determine possible "laundering" of contributions to President Ford as Congman.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Securities and Exchange Commission and Watergate prosecutor probe Ford record with regard to contributions. Marine Engineers and Beneficial Association records investigated. Two Michigan Republican cmtes. records also subpoenaed. [Watergate prosecutor Charles RUFF - refuses comment.] Robert Shakne learns prosecutor asking especially re: Gerald Ford. 1969 and 1970 records probed. FBI actions noted. Securities and Exchange Commission probe described with regard to United States Steel. Ron Nessen reminds with regard to Ford investigation by Congress when Nixon named Ford Vice President
REPORTER: Fred Graham
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Graham, Fred
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