NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 07, 1969
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(Studio) Retired Provost Marshal and fired Chief of United States Marshals, Carl Turner, tells about guns he got from Chicago Police Department, and resold. Says he got guns free, signed paper saying they were for Army use, and he sold them without paying tax on profits. He says he made it clear they were for his own use.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) [Senator Abraham RIBICOFF - puzzles me how you could sign such statements,] [Major General TURNER - says I told them it was for my use, and Police Supt. James Conlisk said signing paper giving guns to Army was their way of clearing records.] [Senator Lee METCALF - questions Turner on signing documents.] [TURNER - says has great faith in Conlisk.] [METCALF - asked if he questioned Conlisk,] [TURNER - says he accepted his statement. He's man of integrity.] [METCALF - says so are you, and you signed paper saying guns for Army's use.] Conlisk denies story and says guns turned over only for official purposes.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski
(Chicago, Illinois) [CONLISK - says guns turned over for Army's use, General Turner is a friend., His remark is incorrect,]
REPORTER: No reporter given
(Studio) sergeant Major William Wooldridge plans to take 5th Amendment with regard to NCO Clubs.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
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