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Sprague / Assassination Committee Director #40930

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 22, 1976
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(Studio) Richard Sprague is in charge of new congress committee 's actual investigation into assassination of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King. Sprague's background reviewed; association with Yablonski case recalled. Sprague in DC studio. Sprague questioned about reopening old wounds of Kennedy and King murders. [SPRAGUE - says it's important to learn truth; public should keep that foremost in minds.] Asked if he's approaching probe as if 2 murders somehow related. [SPRAGUE - says no.] Asks if new investigation to look at FBI, CIA involvement in these murders. [SPRAGUE - says yes.] Asked how he'll get information with regard to murders from CIA and FBI when Warren Cmsn. couldn't. [SPRAGUE - says he's not sure if he can but he'll try very hard. Temper of times different from 1963 so hopefully he'll get needed info.] Reporter wonders if truth will ever be known. [SPRAGUE - doesn't know but can only hope.] Sprague to ask Congress to underwrite investigation or not begin it.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Walters, Barbara

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