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President / Operation Candor #226913

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 28, 1973
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(Studio) President scales down "operation candor".
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) President opposes release of summaries of any White House tapes. Acting press secretary Gerald Warren states White House officials reevaluate "operation candor". Reasons for reevaluation outlined. Aide denies tapes could implicate President in Watergate cover-up as John Dean testified.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) "DC Post" story by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward reviewed. Laird denies "Post" story.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [White House cnsl. Melvin LAIRD - insists senior White House officials convinced of President' innocence with regard to Watergate cover-up.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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