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Irvings Sentenced #464605

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1972
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(Studio) Clifford and Edith Irving sentenced in federal and state courts in NYC, for their roles in Howard Hughes "Autobiography" hoax against McGraw-Hill publishing co In federal court Irving says he abused his wife's trust; Edith pleads for clemency.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Day begins in federal court Irving silent about new work, "The Book About the Book." Irvings plead guilty to swindling charge. Irving gets 2 1/2 years in prison. Mrs. Irving to serve 60 days. After this sentencing defendants go to New York Supreme Court Researcher Richard Suskind also sentenced, for grand larceny. Judges think McGraw-Hill had been negligent in dealings with Irving. Mrs. Irving to begin serving her sentence Monday Irving begins his in August Timing to enable one parent to be with children. Swiss government claim against Edith Irving noted.
REPORTER: Lloyd Dobyns

(Studio) Federal law prohibits inmates from writing about their crimes while imprisoned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Dobyns, Lloyd

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