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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 09, 1972
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(Studio) Howard Hughes hasn't appeared in public in 25 years Controls $2 1/2 billion financial empire from seclusion, once in Las Vegas, now in Bahamas.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Los Angeles) Hughes speaks to selected newsmen via telephone from Paradise Island, as set up by Dick Hannah (Representative Hughes Tool Company for Public Relations) on January 7, 1972. Reporters had known Hughes personally (introduced). Hughes denies taping autobiography with Clifford Irving.

(Somerville, New Jersey) Recording of conference sent to voiceprint lab in New Jersey. [Dr. Lawrence KERSTA - says analysis of voice shows it to be that of Howard Hughes.]

(Studio) Controversy stemmed on authorship of book.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

Neal, Roy;
Utley, Garrick

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