NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 02, 1976
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(Studio) In last 5 years, FBI has tapped 16 times as many telephones (without warrants) as it has admitted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) In last 5 years, FBI conducted 1600 warrantless wire taps. White House and Justice Department fight effort by House Commerce Oversight Committee to obtain American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) documents. Subcommittee chairperson John Moss wants to know who was tapped. Justice Department attorney, Rex Lee, said disclosure would hurt national security.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan
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