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(Studio) 2 years ago, government filed antitrust suits against 3 networks; ABC, CBS charge suits politically motivated; NBC says court action without proper direction. Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski looks into network charges.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Memo to John Mitchell reveals several White House aides, incling. John Ehrlichman, discussed suit. Former chief of Antitrust Div. Richard McLaren, author of memo, denies political motivation. Antitrust suit occurred as Nixon's reelection campaign got under way; Vice President Spiro Agnew critical of press during this time.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
- Schoumacher, David;
- Smith, Howard K.
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