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Senate Watergate Committee / New Break-In Theory #226614

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 10, 1973
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(Studio) Federal judge refuses to bar Senate Watergate committee from questioning associates of billionaire Howard Hughes in closed session.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Committee works on new theory explaining Watergate break-in, incling. Democratic party chairperson Laurence O'Brien, Hughes, and Nixon's brothers Committee cnsl. Sam Dash believes theory could explain much. Head of Hughes-Rebozo investigation, Terry Lentzer, outlines new break-in theory. Hughes' attorney Chester Davis attempted to halt closed door questioning of Hughes' aides. Jeb Magruder, John Mitchell undoubtedly aware of another motive to Watergate break-in; O'Brien denies any possible connection.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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