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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 03, 1976
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(Studio) Western Union International and RCA Global Communications admit cooperating with NSA and FBI in giving copies of cables sent to and from US.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) Until 1965 Western Union gave copies of cables sent to foreign govts. to federal agents. RCA permitted FBI to copy cables until practice exposed in 1975.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(DC) [Executive Vice President RCA Global Comm. Howard HAWKINS - says there are no records of practice.] [Representative John MOSS - says Hawkins knows everything was put down on paper.] Committee to call other RCA representatives Govts. say it no longer copies messages. Rptd. NSA intercepts all overseas messages.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

Chancellor, John;
Rowan, Ford

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