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Watergate Case #225253

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1973
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(Studio) Last week Howard Hunt pleaded guilty to all charges of bugging Democrat headquarters Today Miami 4 also plead guilty.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Only 2 defendants now remain in bugging case. Judge John Sirica denies mistrial motion for remaining 2. Sirica questions Bernard Barker about why guilty plea entered. Gonzales, Martinez, Sturgis and Barker deny being paid anything but expenses. Say don't know where money came from. Sirica says doesn't believe that. [Defense attorney Henry ROTHBLATT - says Miami 4 feared if George McGovern won election United States would have better relations with Cuba and they didn't want this.] Issues of who financed bugging and why remain unknown.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) 2 remaining defendants are James McCord and G. Gordon Liddy.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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