ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 22, 1972
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(Studio) June break-in at Democratic national headquarters in Watergate apts. mars Republican jubilance. General Accounting Office investigates involvement in incident by Committee to Reelect President Washington, DC "Post" reports General Accounting Office has uncovered violations by committee in handling $500,000 in campaign costs: unreported contributions and expenditures; campaign security fund found in bank account of 1 arrested in break-in. Nixon campaign manager Clark MacGregor says administration statement on case forthcoming.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Miami Beach, Florida) White House sources admit moral responsibility for Watergate bugging caper may come to rest with John Mitchell and Maurice Stans. TheY did not know about bugging incident, but were aware of financial dealings. They also ordered administration staff silence on issue.
REPORTER: Bill Gill
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