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White House Tape / Judge Sirica #226407

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 1973
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(Studio) 1st White House tape played publicly in Judge John Sirica's ctroom.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President' personal secretary Rose Mary Woods plays portion of tape to demonstrate her alleged accidental erasure of part of tape. Gap occurs during President' conversation with H.R. Haldeman with regard to Watergate. Detailed demonstration of erasure shown.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(Studio) Exact duplicate of machine used by Miss Woods to listen to tapes taken to electronics expert Sol Minerov in Valley Stream, New York.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Valley Stream, New York) [MINEROV - explains machine's workings.] Minerov asked if Miss Woods' description of events could have happened. [MINEROV - explains erasure method on tape machine, incling. fast rewind method causing audible tone.] Minerov asked if Miss Woods could possibly have hit record button accidentally. [MINEROV - admits it's possible.]
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David;
Graham, Fred

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