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Campaign `72 / Democratic Headquarters Break-In #17964

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 16, 1972
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(Studio) Washington, DC "Post" reports former Justice Department attorney Don. Segretti has been linked to efforts to sabotage Democratic national headquarters President Nixon's appointed secretary Dwight Chapin said to have received information from Segretti. Lawrence Young, Los Angeles, California, attorney and former John Kennedy supporter, swears Segretti attempted to recruit him for political espionage assignments.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) Young refuses interview as he fears retaliation, says it also might cause a divorce, but doesn't say whose.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) White House denounces charges involving Chapin. President News Secretary Ron Ziegler refuses to dignify reports with comment. Nixon reelection campaign chairperson Clark MacGregor holds news conference
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [MacGREGOR - says Washington, DC "Post" has maliciously sought to give appearance of connection between White House and Watergate incident. Says charge is false. Accuses McGovern campaign of mudslinging.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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