NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 09, 1976
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(Studio) Congress committee investigating assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Junior find probe will be costly.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Reporter says most committee members shocked on learning cost proposed by special cnsl. Richard Sprague; Sprague says it's better to kill proposal than cut budget. [SPRAGUE - says any cut will make task impossible.] Budget items proposed noted. Committee supports budget. [North Carolina Representative Richardson PREYER - says probe should be fundamental and not done for sake of appearances.] [Texas Representative Henry GONZALEZ - says committee must sell budget to rest of House] Sprague speaks to Democrat caucus today; Republican Representative John Anderson says he expects committee will get money.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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