NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1972
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(Studio) "Time" magazine reports Department of Justice last week sent letters to potential contributors to Republican national convention in San Diego, California, saying such contributions could be written off under new Federal law. "Time" says this links Justice Department to Republican convention ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) affair involves charges that Justice Department settled antitrust case in exchange for contribution to Republican convention Life nag. charges Nixon administration has tampered with justice in San Diego, as United States attorney there squelched investigation into reports on illegal political contributions. Company controlled by C. Smith, friend of Nixons, said involved.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley