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(Studio) Former high-ranking South Korea CIA officer gives sworn testimony in Congress that there were attempts to influence United States Congmen. with South Korea money.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) General Kim Hyung Wook tells congress committee that KCIA money was given to Tongsun Park in order to influence United States Congmen. Thru interpreter, Kim tells committee about Park's activities in setting up George Town Club and efforts to become sole broker for some Korean rice purchases. [Representative Don. FRASER - asks Kim if Park's request for money was to help Congmen.] [KIM - (thru translator) says yes.] Much of information in Kim's testimony has been heard before but not from witness with such direct knowledge, in public under oath.
REPORTER: Brit Hume
- Hume, Brit;
- Reasoner, Harry
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