NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 05, 1974
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(Studio) 16 people arrested in theft of $2 million worth of airline tickets. FBI and New York, New Jersey police help break case. FBI and state police could have exchanged information through computer. Senate committee opens hearing to limit computer exchanges of information
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Chicago, Illinois) FBI's national crime center computerizes records on 1/2 million people. Workings of computer outlined. Massachusetts refuses to cooperate with national crime center By 1984, criminal records on computer to be available to thousands of police depts., but local records also available to national crime center Without safeguards, some fear beginning of federal police force.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs