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Kennedy-King Assassination Committee Dispute #47248

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 11, 1977
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(Studio) Investigators of Kennedy-King assassinations were stalled when Attorney Griffin Bell refused them access to FBI files. Yesterday committee chairperson Henry Gonzalez fired committee chief cnsl. Richard Sprague. Reason cited. Other 11 committee members told Sprague he wasn't fired, however.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) February 2 film shown. [GONZALEZ - says firing of Sprague will be consensus of committee ] Later fires Sprague on own; 11 other committee mbrs. countermand order. [GONZALEZ - refuses to sign any pay vouchers for salary for "Sprague Plague."] [Representative Sam. DEVINE - says Gonzalez' action didn't display "judicial temperament" necessary to be in such a responsible position.]
REPORTER: Vic Ratner

Ratner, Vic;
Reasoner, Harry

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