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IRS / Enemies List #36346

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 21, 1975
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(Studio) ABC to present documentary on IRS (Internal Revenue Service) tonight. IRS (Internal Revenue Service) special services staff looked into; purpose of staff was to gather intelligence on so-called dissidents, extremists, subversive organizations, etc. For 1st time, ABC learns names of some people and groups IRS (Internal Revenue Service) has kept tabs on.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) Tabs kept on such divergent citizens as Tony Randall and Sherman Adams and organizations such as National Organization of Women (NOW) and Common Cause. [Common Cause head John GARDNER - says Common Cause sued committee to reelect President Nixon, forcing disclosure of funds and their origin; after suit filed, IRS (Internal Revenue Service) contacted with regard to surveillance of Common Cause.] [NOW legal affairs Vice President, Judy LONNQUIST - says it's not surprising to know IRS maintains dossier on NOW.] [RANDALL - believes IRS' intentions evil; details given.] Current IRS (Internal Revenue Service) commissioner, Don. Alexander, promises to destroy files.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson

(Studio) ABC documentary on IRS (Internal Revenue Service) to be shown at 10 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Jackson, Gregory;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:30

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