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Northrop / Senate Probe #38058

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 09, 1975
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee investigating questionable foreign activities by Northrop Corporation
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Northrop major supplier of fighter aircraft to foreign cntrys. Chairperson Northrop's executive committee Richard Millar admits Northrop paid $450,000 to Northrop agent who said money needed for 2 Saudi Arabian gens. that were stumbling blocks to F-5E contracts. Senator Frank Church asks if contract would have been lost without payoff. [MILLAR - assumes contract would have been in peril if payment not made.] Millar indicates payoffs not uncommon in his business.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson

Reasoner, Harry;
Tomlinson, Frank

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