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First Amendment #272801

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 15, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) "New York Times" reporter Howell Raines recalled quoting from Justice Department documents allegedly leaked to him with regard to FBI coverups; efforts by Justice Department to discover source of leak outlined. [RAINES - comments.] Department spokesperson quoted with regard to secret seizure of "Times'" telephone records; legal procedure for securing such information explained. [Southern Bell Telephone Company spokesperson Richard MILES - comments.] "New York Times" executive editor A.M. Rosenthal's discovery of illegal subpoenas noted. [ROSENTHAL - comments; recalls Watergate, Pentagon Papers.] [ACLU-DC attorney John SHATTUCK - comments.] No. of secret subpoenas honored by Southern Bell in Georgia so far this year noted.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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