CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 1973
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(Studio) Support in Senate increases for appointed of special Watergate prosecutor completely independent of President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Capitol Hill) Senators Philip Hart and Birch Bayh introduction bill now supported by more than 1/2 of Senator Senator Robert Packwood casts vote making the majority of Senator for independent prosecutor. [Senator BAYH - believes prosecutor must be independent to be believable by American people. Insists judiciary branch of government should appointed new prosecutor.] Senator Charles Percy hopes to draft alternate bill soon. Proposal outlined Senator and House plan hearings on special prosecutor dilemma next week
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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