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FBI and Illegal Surveillance / Former Task Force Members / Bell #53617

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 27, 1978
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(Studio) Testimony to Congress from 4 former Justice Department task force mbrs., who resigned due to dispute over investigation, stated; remarks concern FBI and Attorney General Bell.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) Statements of former task force members outlined; they concern findings on allegations of illegal surveillance methods used by high FBI officials and Attorney General Bell's reported veto of criminal proceedings. [Former force member William GARDNER - states what he feels is crux of matter in disagreement with Bell.] [Former force member Stephen HORN - recalls question from Senator with regard to number of officials that would have been affected; says if investigation hadn't been impeded, he'd have answer.] [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS - says that's good answer, that it's not known how many, but there are some questions one doesn't ask. Comments on Bell's actions.] Statement from Bell's office reported.

Jarriel, Tom;
O'Brien, Tim

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