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Senate Watergate Hearings- Commentary #1045893

CBS Special for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1973

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  • CBS takes a station break during their live coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee investigation into the cover-up of the break-in at Democratic Party National Headquarters

  • Commercial break: Channel 5’s 7:00 movie promo for Five Finger Exercise; Promo for the daily 4:00 movie; WLAC-TV station ID.

  • CBS anchor Nelson Benton explains that Herbert Kalmbach and his counsel James O’Conner are looking at a transcript of a phone conversation between Mr. Kalmbach and John Ehrlichman from April 19, 1973. Committee Chairman Sam Ervin and his counsel Samuel Dash are also conferring about the transcript.

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