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NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 1972
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(Studio) Clifford Irving, author of forthcoming book on Howard Hughes, says voice in telephone news conference with 7 reporters, denying authorship of autobiography, was not Howard Hughes. Irving and publisher McGraw-Hill and "Life" magazine, insist autobiography authentic.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(New York) NBC offers to compare voice recordings Irving might have of Hughes with one of his old speeches, but Irving says he has no recordings. [Howard HUGHES, in telephone interview, says he had material to write his own autobiography, but has not done so.] 7 reporters at interview, voiceprint laboratory, and Hughes former aide Robert Mayhew agree voice was that of Hughes.

Chancellor, John;
Neal, Roy

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