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Gray Nom. #24835

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1973
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(Studio) L. Pat. Gray, FBI chief designate, questioned by Senator
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Gray supporters like Senators James Eastland and Roman Hruska say already have votes to secure his confirmation. Democrat liberals feel Gray too friendly with White House Senator John Tunney questions Gray on whether he would send secret files on members Congress to White House on request. Gray says no. Gray admits to giving FBI Watergate report to White House aide John Dean. Also gave Dean Dita Beard memo in ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) case. [EASTLAND - says feels Senators Byrd, Tunney, Kennedy, Bayh and others incorrect in belief Gray too political oriented. Wants to vote new for confirmation.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Freda Reiter

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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