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NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 26, 1976
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(Studio) Ex-Gulf Oil lobbyist, Claude Wild Junior, is on trial for illegally giving $5000 for campaign fund of Senator Dan. Inouye, who rptdly. never knew where money came from.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Wild allegedly distributed $5 million in illegal corporation campaign funds. Wild says Senator Sam Ervin was only member of Senate Watergate Committee to whom he didn't give money. Inouye testifies about recing. gift; he thought gift was legal. Inouye aide, Henry Giugni says Wild gave him $5000 cash with instructions to keep quiet about it. [INOUYE - says incident is quite embarrassing.] Wild claims statute of limitations has run out.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Brinkley, David;
Stern, Carl

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