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FBI Burglaries / Former Admins. #27423

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 24, 1973
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(Studio) Former FBI agents and Justice Department officials admit burglary was used to gather intelligence on foreign government and organized crime till 1966 under former admins.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(San Francisco, California) Interview with former FBI agent William Turner explains FBI burglaries. [TURNER - says he broke into Japanese consulate in late `50s. Outlines agents' actions before and during FBI break-in. To his knowledge President Johnson or Kennedy knew nothing about any FBI burglaries.] No identification carried by agents; if caught, agents were on their own. No connection with government ever mentioned during break-in.
REPORTER: Don Sanchez (KGO-TV San Francisco, California)

(Studio) Turner fired in 1961 after requesting Congress investigate FBI.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry

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