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Callaway Investigation / Butz #43187

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1976
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(Studio) Senate subcommittee studies charges against Howard "Bo" Callaway.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Crested Butte, Colorado) Charges are that Callaway as Army Secretary tried to pressure federal agencies to allow expansion of ski resort in which he has interests.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(DC) Forest Service representative Rexford Resler says Callaway presented case for expansion at Pentagon meeting to him and Agriculture Department representative, J. Philip Campbell. Says Callaway asked for no special favors. [CAMPBELL - says received no pressure from Callaway.] Committee chairperson Floyd Haskell to call Agriculture Secretary Earl Butz as witness.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Chicago, Illinois) [BUTZ - denies any influence with regard to ski resort expansion.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(DC) Campbell denies ordering Forest Service to rewrite recommendations allowing expansion.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson


(Studio) Justice Department reports Japanese prosecutors in Washington, DC have taken possession of documents with regard to Lockheed bribes in Japan.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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