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Trump / Nixon & Watergate / Cox Firing / A Discussion (Part I) #1120281

CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 26, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(New York: Randi Kaye) A look back at the "Saturday Night Massacre" when President Richard Nixon with the firing of special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox but Attorney General Eliot Richardson resigned presented; March 21, 1973, RMN-John Dean audiotape played.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion {"Echoes of Watergate"} held with CNN's David Gergen, John Dean, Richard Ben-Veniste & Carl Bernstein, all involved in Watergate & now with President Trump's story. [GERGEN, DEAN, BEN-VENISTE, BERNSTEIN - offer views on the crisis that was the "Saturday Night Massacre," which was an effort to obstruct justice as would be a firing of special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller, Trump's efforts to shut down the Mueller investigation.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Kaye, Randi

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