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Lockheed / Netherlands / Prince Bernhard #489730

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 26, 1976
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(Studio) Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, husband of Queen Juliana, has relinquished all government posts and will stay out of business dealings in future, because of Dutch government report with regard to his connection with Lockheed Aircraft.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(The Hague, Holland) Prime minister delivers commission report to parliament; says Prince acted unacceptably and will resign as inspector general of armed forces, but there'll be no criminal investigation because it's not certain it would lead to prosecution. Parts of report noted. Some say Queen might abdicate. Prince Bernhard's association with Lockheed noted; earlier films shown.
REPORTER: John Dancy

(Studio) Also involved in Lockheed scandal is Japan's former Prime minister Kakuei Tanaka, who has been indicted and arrested; now out on bail.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Dancy, John

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