CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 02, 1973
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(Studio) White House aide testifies Nixon knew 2 White House tapes were missing last September President may turn over tape made after conversation in question discovered missing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [White House aide Stephen BULL - insists logical explanation for missing White House tapes exists.] Bull testimony outlined. Prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste suggests tape of Presidents listening to tapes requested by courts be subpoenaed; reasoning explained. White House cnsl. Fred Buzhardt objects to plan and Judge John Sirica agrees reluctantly. Bull's testimony confuses matter considerably. Under prosecutor's questioning Bull admits allowing H.R. Haldeman to take home 9 tapes without checking tapes after tapes' return. Buzhardt and Bull refuse to discuss tapes outside.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie
(Miami, Florida) Dictaphone machine tape of disputed April 15 conversation exists. However, tape dictated by Nixon, giving his version of his and John Dean's talk. If Judge Sirica requests tape, White House to release dictaphone version. Press secretary Gerald Warren refuses to discuss possible forms of tape's release.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint