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(Studio) Attorney General William Saxbe and FBI director Clarence Kelly speak to conference of police chiefs with regard to crime. President Ford speaks to group today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Ford says Justice Department asked to set up career criminal impact program. [FORD - says swift and prolonged imprisonment must follow each offense to deter others from career of crime.] At end of speech, Ford pays tribute to policewoman Gail Cobb who died in line of duty this week [FORD - asks convention to stand in silent tribute to officer Cobb.]
REPORTER: Steve Bell
(DC) Maxine Yancey discusses officer Cobb's death. [Officer YANCEY - regrets incident, but her death hasn't changed own feelings toward police works] Funeral held for officer Cobb today and hundreds of off-duty officers honor her [Police chaplain, Reverend R. Joseph DOOLEY - makes reference to Gail's death as 1st among policewomen. Criminal makes no distinction between sexes.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson
- Bell, Steve;
- Peterson, Roger;
- Reasoner, Harry
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