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South Korea Influence Probe / Hanna / Congressional Hearings #249062

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 21, 1977
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(Studio) Former Representative Richard Hanna pleads not guilty to charges stemming from S. Korean influence probe; short while later, former KCIA agent tells Congress that Hanna was in on scheme from start.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Hanna is 1st former Congman. to be charged in scandal; he pleads innocent to all 40 counts. In Congress, former KCIA director Kim Hyung Wook testifies to House Ethics Committee Details of testimony with regard to Hanna and Tongsun Park noted. [Kim Hyung WOOK - (thru interpreter) tells of involvement of Hanna and Park in rice sales to South Korea.] Kim also says South Korea makes payoffs to Japan. Details with regard to document shown to committee staffers, re: Park's influence, noted; was found in Park's apt. and thought to be for KCIA.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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