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House Assassination Committee #251302

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 07, 1977
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(Studio) House Assassination Committee tries to straighten affairs.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Controversy in committee noted. Chairperson Henry Gonzalez remains in Texas and says resignation final; Gonzalez conts. to criticize cnsl. Richard Sprague and says committee probe of deaths of Martin Luther King, Junior and John F. Kennedy will never be done due to pressure from sinister forces and Kennedy family. Ranking Democrat on committee , Richardson Preyer, denies knowledge of such pressure. Republican member asks if committee doomed. [SPRAGUE - believes public thinks there's pressure to stop investigations and will watch committee to see if it survives.] [Nebraska Representative Charles THONE - believes stories from San Antonio, Texas, via AP, are untrue, but wonders if committee can ever get together again.] Preyer believes committee can get House approval.

Cronkite, Walter;
McManus, Jim

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