ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 16, 1977
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(Studio) House committee to investigate assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Junior began with controversy with regard to budget; later inner problems began with personal conflict of chairperson Henry Gonzalez and special cnsl. Richard Sprague. Committee meets today to attempt solution; doesn't get far.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters
(DC) Committee proceedings today noted. As Gonzalez begins verbal attack on Sprague again, committee 's senior Democrat, Representative Richardson Preyer of North Carolina, moves to adjourn. [PREYER - says he feels committee needs time to work out problems and then meet next week] Committee votes to adjourn and Gonzalez reads statement with regard to Sprague to reporters [GONZALEZ - says without confronting issue, not much hope for committee ] Committee time runs out March 31.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner
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