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Campaign `72 / Democratic Headquarters Break-In #220351

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 20, 1972
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(Studio) Washington, DC judge refuses to extradite Nixon campaign financial chairperson Maurice Stans to Florida for testimony in trial related to Watergate case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Trial of Bernard Barker, 1 of 5 arrested in Watergate break-in, must proceed without Stans. Judge Paul McCarvell denies extradition. Barker charged with falsely notarizing campaign check which passed through Stans' hands. [STANS - says his presence isn't necessary to case. He needs to be in Washington, DC for 12 days preceding election. Says Watergate has been blown out of perspective by Democrats for political purpose. Says American public recognizes that.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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