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Hughes / Reelection Committee / Hughes' Hideout #28537

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 09, 1974
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(Studio) Agent for billionaire Howard Hughes gave some signed but blank checks to Nixon reelection committee in `72. Secretary Sally Harmony filled in amt. Mystery surrounds Hughes whereabouts.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Freeport, Bahamas) Hughes rumored to be at Zanadu Princess Hotel. Guests around hotel listen to Estes Russell's music as new tales of Hughes' whereabouts reach their ears. 12th and 13th floor completely paid for by Hughes and his party [Hotel manager Luis MARCO - doesn't think Hughes is in hotel. However, buttons in elevator to 12th and 13th floors replaced with key locks.] Other guests believe they've seen Hughes. [Elyn WOLKIND - explains meeting with Hughes; describes Hughes.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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