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IRS Investigation / House Subcommittee Hearings #37853

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 24, 1975
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(Studio) IRS (Internal Revenue Service) investigating agents' probes into lives of private taxpayers issues new and stricter guidelines for agents.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) House government operations subcommittee investigates IRS; disappointed by IRS (Internal Revenue Service) commissioner Don Alexander's promises of new regulations for agents. Subcommittee investigates IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Operation Leprechaun, code name for agency spying on private lives of public figures in Miami. [Representative Toby MOFFETT - believes things are as much out of control at top of IRS as at bottom.] [ALEXANDER - says IRS (Internal Revenue Service) working on plan to carry out its responsibilities in responsible way.] Supposedly IRS (Internal Revenue Service) to look into taxpayer's private life only if it seems related to tax cheating.

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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