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(Studio) Former President Richard Nixon undergoes surgery to stop blood clot from breaking off and going to his heart; Nixon in stable condition now.
(Long Beach, California) [Nixon's physician, Dr. John LUNGREN - says formation of new clot reason for surgery.] [Dr. Eldon HICKMAN - states President' postoperative condition normal. Discusses operation procedure.] Nixon's recovery period discussed.
(Studio) Nixon's basic ailment, chronic phlebitis, may not be helped much by today's surgery.
(NYC) [Beth Israel Med. Center, Dr. William WOLFF - discusses chronic phlebitis. If special arrangements made, Nixon could sustain cross-country flight to testify at Watergate cover-up trial.]
(Studio) Nixon's attys. request White House immediately send Nixon tapes and documents; material needed for Nixon testimony. Hearing with regard to request set for tomorrow.
|Program Time:||05:30:20 pm - 05:33:40 pm. Duration: 03:20|
|Reporters:||Cronkite, Walter; Schakne, Robert; Wagner, Richard|
|Link to this page||http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=231602|
|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|