NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1972
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(Studio) Swiss government asks United States to send Mrs. C)if ford Irving there on fraud charges for deposition money intended for Howard Hughes. Nina Van pallandt, Danish folksinger and companion of Irving, testifies in New York.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) [Attorney John MARSHALL - says no comments will be made in relation to Irving case.] [Miss VAN PALLANDT - says little.]
(Studio) Clifford Irving version of Howard Hughes autobiography may have been based on James Phelan's manuscript. Similarities noted in "Time" magazine
(Los Angeles) Phelan's manuscript is based on reminiscences of Noah Deitrich, former Hughes aide. Hollywood producer, Stanley Meier, tried to help sell it. Meier offered Irving job of rewriting manuscript, but he declined. Bob Thomas agreed to rewriting. [DEITRICH - says Meier could have given script to Irving.]
REPORTER: Roy Neal
(Studio) Meier scheduled to testify before grand jury in New York.