NBC Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1976
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(Studio) Ex-Army Secretary and Ford campaign manager, Howard "Bo" Callaway, testifies.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Crested Butte, Colorado) Callaway contacted Washington, DC officials with regard to expansion of ski resort on federal lands. Callaway met with 2 Agriculture Department representatives who were political friends. [CALLAWAY - says there was no pressure from him.] [Senator Dale BUMPERS - quotes saying about who you know more important than what you know.] Chairperson Senator Floyd Haskell says it was improper to go over heads of Forest Service representatives [HASKELL - thinks action was wrong.] Callaway concedes his Washington, DC political career is over, regardless of decisions.
REPORTER: James Polk