NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 10, 1983
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(Studio) Reagan administration's opposition to Freedom of Info. Act noted; act recalled resulting in disclosure that FBI kept Martin Luther King under surveillance and that United States military used herbicides in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Admin.'s effort to disable Freedom of Info. Act examined; portions of White House directive on matter quoted on screen. [Society of Prof. Journalists pres. Steven DORNFELD - thinks move places Justice Department in role as editor.] Probability that new guidelines will be challenged in court noted.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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