ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 25, 1975
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(Studio) National wiretap commission opens hearings to discuss ways to keep sophisticated bugging devices out of hands of people using them illegally.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Capitol Hill) Exs. of electronic surveillance equipment shown. [National wiretap commission James FAHY - demonstrates 1 piece of equipment that looks like ordinary socket.] [National wiretap commission John VanDEWERKER - shows 1 device that must be assembled under microscope.] Mfrs. estimate that for every piece of equipment made and sold legitimately, at least 300 devices used illegally.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
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