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FBI / Then and Now #471848

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1973
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(Studio) FBI employees caught in Watergate scandal. Petitions to Nixon urged him to appoint strong, new director to replace L. Patrick Gray, who seemed to be working for White House NBC's Robert Goralski looks at FBI.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) J. Edgar Hoover molded FBI into protection force for Americans After Hoover's death, FBI sources say L. Patrick Gray did more to undo Hoover's work in 2 mos. than anyone thought possible. Kelley's job will be to restore morale, new leadership and public faith in FBI. [Society of former FBI agents James FOGERTY - says Kelley is man for FBI head. To get action when needed.] American Civil Liberties spokesperson says FBI gathers data on peaceful organizations and activities. Uncalled for by FBI. Kelley may bring more open FBI with him to office.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert
Duration:
00:02:50

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