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(Studio) Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson testifies before Senator Judiciary Committee that White House talked of firing former special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox last July. Richardson says chief of staff Alexander Haig criticized Cox's actions and verbalized Press' requests with regard to probe and Cox. Cox's successor, Leon Jaworski, testifies before House judiciary subcommittee
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Capitol Hill) [JAWORSKI - insists President has given him free hand in Watergate investigation. Chief of staff Haig states Jaworski could sue President if documents and evidence requested not turned over.] Committee ends hearings and begins writing bill to transfer Jaworski to court control rather than executive
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Schorr, Daniel
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