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Schorr / Intelligence Report / Ethics Committee Investigation #45286

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 15, 1976
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(Studio) In February of this year, "Village Voice" ran House Intelligence Committee's secret report on American intelligence community. CBS reporter Dan. Schorr admitted giving report to paper. House Ethics Committee trying to discover source of report; Schorr testifies today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Schorr reaffirms to Committee intentions not to reveal source. [SCHORR - says to betray source would be betrayal of self, career and life; more than refusing to reveal source, he can't.] [John MARSHALL - heard asking Schorr's source.] [SCHORR - declines to answer.] [Ethics Committee Chairperson Representative John FLYNT - tells Schorr if he doesn't answer he risks being found in contempt; directs him to answer question.] [SCHORR - declines to answer.] Next step is for Ethics Committee to decide whether or not to seek contempt citation from full House

Hume, Brit;
Reasoner, Harry

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