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FBI Charges #489176

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 1976
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(Studio) Allegations made with regard to ex-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover. FBI's #2 man, Nicholas P. Callahan, removed from job Friday
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Richard Held takes over number 2 spot in FBI. [HELD - doesn't know why he is replacing Callahan, other than what he has read in newspapers.] Callahan controlled books when FBI run by Hoover and Clyde Tolson. Allegations with regard to Hoover and Tolson and funds for gifts noted. Reporter notes other charges against FBI. Held will run FBI and Director Clarence Kelley will clean it up.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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