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Campaign `72 / Democratic Headquarters Break-In #224595

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 30, 1972
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(Studio) Probes of Republican campaign financial continue. Nixon special cnsl. Chas. Colson answers questions about break-in and apparent attempted bugging at Democratic national headquarters
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) In Colson's deposition, he is asked to explain his connection with Howard Hunt, former White House consultant whose name found in suspects' address books. [COLSON - denies any involvement in Watergate incident. Denies Hunt ever had a desk in his personal office. Refuses comment on possible involvement of John Mitchell, Maurice Stans, Gordon Liddy, or Howard Hunt in affair.] Stans, financial chairperson, Committee to Reelect President, questioned by House Banking Committee Involves export of campaign money to Mexican bank and back to US, some of which ended up in hands of Watergate suspects.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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