NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 05, 1969
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(Studio) Retired Army Major General Carl Turner dropped by Nixon administration as head of United States Marshals. He was responsible for ofr.'s clubs, which lost millions of dollars due to mishandling.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Army and Congress uncover vast conspiracy ring. Men suspected of bilking funds from soldiers and black mkteering. Food and tax-free liquor stolen from ofr.'s clubs overseas and in US. Involved is former sergeant Major of Army. William Wooldridge was decorated for bravery in WWII; served twice in Vietnam. Defense Secretary Melvin Laird gets report on matter. Senator John McClellan's sub. committee investigates. [McCLELLAN - says enough concrete evidence to continue study. We'll hold public hearings.]
REPORTER: Robert Goralski
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