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South Korea / Illegal Activities in United States / Justice Department Probe #40523

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 26, 1976
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(Studio) IN Representative John Brademas says he received campaign contribution from Tongsun Park, South Korea busman.; says funds reported according to law. Justice Department investigating other present and former Representatives for accepting payments from Park, who's alleged to have connections with South Korea government
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Background on Park noted; business interests include owning Georgetown Club and backing Pices Club in Washington, DC and owning downtown office building hsing. Park's company, Pacific Dvt., Incorporated Justice Department interest is in what, if any, part Park had in getting rice for South Korea at cut rate prices through Food for Peace program; details noted. South Korea embassy will say only that Park has nothing to do with government Park out of cntry. indefinitely and investigators express concern he might not return because of publicity.

Hume, Brit;
Walters, Barbara

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