ABC Evening News for Monday, May 10, 1976
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee recently releases reports on intelligence abuses.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) From 1948-66, FBI conducted 200 break-in and entrys under FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. FBI broke in 500 times to gather information by bugging means. There were 1200 break-ins without court approval. Report says FBI has illegally placed wiretaps and bugs for 40 years Most occurred without warrants or knowledge of Justice Department Report says National Security Agency (NSA) copied cablegrams and overseas telephone conversations for 30 years Committee recommends tighter controls to protect citizens' civil rights. Report on IRS abuses due Tuesday
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson
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