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Kissinger / House / Contempt / Ford #480336

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 14, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford instructs Secretary of State Henry Kissinger not to give House IntelIigence Committee subpoenaed information
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) [Chairperson Otis PIKE - says weary of waiting for information Congress entitled to.] Committee votes 10-2 to begin contempt procedures against Kissinger. [KISSINGER - says Ford decided documents contain information of character never previously submitted and invokes executive privilege. Regrets committee 's action raising world questions of what United States is doing to self.] [PIKE - says Americans most embarrassed by CIA in cases where professionals didn't want to do something and pols. told them to do it anyway.] Committee now studies how CIA has been used.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) President Ford says Attorney General Edward Levi advised invoking executive privilege.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Rowan, Ford

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