NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 13, 1975
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(Studio) Attorney General Edward Levi suggests new FBI rules at American Bar Association convention
REPORTER: John Hart
(Montreal, Canada) Levi proposes FBI only gather domestic intelligence on violent groups; no intelligence gathering for White House; restrictions on wiretaps, informants and infiltrators; nonvital information to be held only 90 days. [LEVI - says carefully controlled FBI activity to prevent violence is appropriate. Attorney General would report to Congress with regard to preventive action plans.] Levi talks to reporters [LEVI - says FBI would follow orders backed by discipline.] If more stringent measures wanted, Congress must enact them.
REPORTER: Carl Stern