ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 1976
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(Studio) Nearly year ago, Senate committee on intelligence indicated FBI and CIA had withheld information with regard to assassination of John F. Kennedy. House apptd. committee to investigate report, include also murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior Today committee meets in DC.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(DC) Committee head is Virginia Representative Thomas Downing, who's tried for years to get Kennedy assassination reexamined; Richard Sprague is chief cnsl. Sprague is prosecutor who tracked down killers of mine union rebel Joseph Yablonski. Sprague's questions to be investigated noted. Downing must get money for investigation staff. [DOWNING - says this isn't regular investigation; compares it to Watergate and Patricia Hearst probes.] FBI memo noted, rptdly. claiming Lee Harvey Oswald told Cuban officials of plan to kill Kennedy; committee officials say they haven't seen memo but will subpoena it if necessary.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner
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