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Pentagon Papers Trial #21664

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 26, 1972
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(Studio) Opposing cnsl. at Pentagon Papers trial of Daniel Ellsberg and Anthony Russo were to have made opening statements in Los Angeles, California, today. Trial postponed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Los Angeles, California) Supporters of Ellsberg and Russo take case to the people with press confs., music, and theatre which ridicules war and Nixon. Prosecution declines to say anything about Pentagon Papers outside court room. Trial delayed as Federal Appeals Court agrees to investigate reported government wiretap. [Daniel ELLSBERG - says there has been a wiretap on one of principals of defense]
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

Reporter(s):
Shoemaker, Dick;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:01:50

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