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White House Tapes / Sirica #226323

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 1973
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(Studio) Another Watergate bomb goes off in Judge John Sirica's court
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President cnsl. J. Fred Buzhardt announces 18 minute portion of White House tapes subpoenaed by courts contains no audible words. Conversation is between President and former White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman on June 20. [Special prosecutor's assistant Richard BEN-VENISTE - insists matter to be investigated thoroughly.] Questioned about possible offense. [BEN-VENISTE - believes potentiality for obstruction of justice exists.] Buzhardt asked about President' knowledge of tone on tape. [BUZHARDT - unsure when President learned of tone. Doesn't believe President knew tape was on subpoenaed list.] Secret Service technician Raymond Zumwalt answers questions with regard to missing conversation of June 20 between former Attorney General John Mitchell and President Secret Service witness testifies with regard to

Cronkite, Walter

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