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South Korean Influence Probe / Senate / McClellan #258379

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
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(Studio) Senator Ethics Committee report on findings in South Korean bribery scandal stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Committee's report that South Korean influence in Senate was more widespread than initially believed detailed; only one instance of clear illegal conduct reported John McClellan's receipt of campaign contribution and failing to report it noted. [Spec. committee cnsl. Victor KRAMER - says McClellan, obviously quite ill, called him to office and admitted taking contribution from Preston Pitts that originally came from Tongsun Park.] Committee questioning of Park, Senators Birch Bayh, John Tower and Spark Matsunaga and former Senators Jack Miller and late Joseph Montoya stated. Park's testimony that he gave aid to Hubert Humphrey's presidential campaign and response of Humphrey staffers reported Committee report that Justice Department has information in order to discover which Senators are untruthful and comment of Senator Adlai Stevenson mentioned.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed

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