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Korea Influence Probe / John McClellan #54335

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 19, 1978
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(Studio) 1st report from Senator Ethics Committee with regard to Korean influence-buying said to name only late John McClellan, as sole person to admit getting Korean money.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) McClellan characterized. Career recalled; film shown. McClellan role in jailing of Jimmy Hoffa and Dave Beck recalled. Also testimony of Joseph Valachi with regard to Mafia. [Committee counsel Victor KRAMER - recounts McClellan confession of taking $1000 from Preston Pitts, who was acting for Tongsun Park] Hubert Humphrey, Joseph Montoya, Birch Bayh and John Tower mentioned, but Kramer reported as saying no clear-cut evidence of wrongdoing by them found. All said to have taken Korean money.

Hume, Brit;
Reynolds, Frank

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