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Hughes Indictment #468436

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 28, 1973
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(Studio) Billionaire Howard Hughes indicted for stock manipulation. Question arises with regard to legality of returning Hughes to United States for trial. Others indicted in case to be tried.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Las Vegas, NV) Hughes appeared before Senate committee in 1947 with regard to TWA. [US attorney Devoe HEATON - outlines law calling for presence of indicted at Senator investigation. Hughes summoned to appear January 11.] Neither Hughes nor lawyer comment with regard to case. Exact charges against Hughes reviewed. Former chief aide to Hughes, Robert Maheu also indicted. Maheu intends to sue Hughes for action.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit

Chancellor, John;
Pettit, Tom

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