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Senate Watergate Hearings - Commentary #1000850

NBC Special for Wednesday, Jul 11, 1973

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  • Live NBC coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee investigation into the cover-up of the break-in at Democratic Party National Headquarters in the Watergate Office Building, Washington D.C.

  • The Senate Judiciary Committee recesses for a roll call vote in the Senate.

  • NBC News commentator Douglas Kiker explains that John Chancellor is preparing for the nightly news broadcast and reviews Senator Sam Ervin’s line of questioning with Former Attorney General John Mitchell.

  • Commercial break: Cain Sloan Department Stores Women’s Clothing; Wraparound Nashville (WSM-TV show); WSM-TV station identification.

  • Douglas Kiker discusses executive privilege and the White House Papers.

  • NBC News Reporter Carl Stern joins an interview with Minority Counsel Fred Thompson about John Mitchell’s testimony.

  • Douglas Kiker comments on the White House Papers and on the contradictions between John Mitchell’s testimony and that of other witnesses. Carl Stern joins the discussion.

  • Carl Stern and Doug Kiker talk about former Presidential Aide Richard Moore who is scheduled to be the next witness to appear before the Committee.

  • The hearings come back to order with Senator Sam Ervin resuming the questioning of John Mitchell.

  • Reporter(s):
    Stern, Carl

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