NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 13, 1978
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(Studio) Indictments of former FBI officials on chgs. of illegal surveillance of terrorist groups in past noted. Response of New York City bureau office chief J. Wallace Laprade to these chgs. reported Film shown. [LAPRADE - says warrantless probes now being conducted by FBI under approval of Attorney General Bell and with President Carter's authorization. Makes suggestions to FBI dir. with regard to such activities now and in future.]
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Studio) Justice Department notice to Laprade of impending administration action reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) FBI surveillance presently carried out with President's approval against foreign residents suspected of spying or terrorism noted. Justice Department position on such surveillance in domestic cases stated. Congress work on rules to make even surveillance on foreign residents possible only thru judge cited. Suspicions in 1970's that anti-war radicals got aid from Cuba and North Vietnam mentioned.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
(Studio) Questions at issue in FBI conflict stated.
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