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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1973
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(Studio) Judge John Sirica's court turns up new divisions in President' Watergate staff.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) White House attorney Fred Buzhardt explains he couldn't reproduce hum during 18-min. gap on White House tape with tape machine, typewriter and lamp, as President' personal secretary Rose Mary Woods suggested. Under questioning from prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste, Buzhardt admits discrepancy between actual gap and Miss Woods' testimony unexplainable. Miss Woods' attorney Charles Rhyne accuses White House attys. of using her as scapegoat. White House attys. Leonard Garment and Douglas Parker sit glumly. Rumors of President' displeasure with legal cnsl. increases Lawyers confirm they will leave case after week ends.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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