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Howard Hughes #463439

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1972
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(Studio) Author Clifford Irving, wife Edith, and researcher Richard Suskind indicted by grand juries in New York City on charges include nail fraud, grand larceny, forgery, and perjury, as part of plot to get $750,000 for phony autobiography of Howard Hughes from McGraw-Hill publishers.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [Assistant US Attorney Robert MORVILLO - says Irving and Suskind took turns posing as Hughes, making tapes of these pretended interviews, in Ibiza, Spain. Source information said to have come from New York City public library, files of Los Angeles "Times", Time-Life Incorporated, Library of Congress, Dietrich manuscript, which was combined with made-up information The Irvings and Suskind will enter pleas to charges Monday
REPORTER: Marjorie Margolies

(Studio) Indictment says Irving thought Hughes was either dead or in such bad condition he would be unable to denounce book.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Margolies, Marjorie

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