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CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 10, 1978
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(Studio) Federal probe of Representative Dan. Flood's part in legislature to aid Philadelphia hospital noted. Uncovering of another federal probe into Flood's activities reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details given with regard to records of 3 federal agencies and testimony of former Flood aid Stephen Elko that Flood and retired Representative Otto Passman recd. money from Airlie Fndn. executive director, Dr. Murdock Head and that Flood and Passman interceded in Head's efforts to win government funding. Elko's conviction on bribery charges in student loan fraud noted. Denials of Head, Flood and Passman cited. Records of government contracts received by Airlie in Depts. of Defense and Department of Health, Education and Welfare and AID foreign aid agency listed; other details just learned with regard to alleged connection of Congmen. and foundation given, include letter from Flood with regard to foreign aid contract in Bahamas.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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