CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 06, 1973
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(Studio) President' chief of staff Alexander Haig appears before Judge John Sirica to discuss White House tape with 18-min. gap.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Haig outlines 2 theories discussed by Haig, President and White House lawyers to explain 18-min. gap. Haig explains devil theory and theory that President' personal secretary Rose Mary Woods erased tape innocently. [HAIG - believes gap totally innocent.] Sirica to end public hearings re: 18-min. gap. New tape controversy brewing. Special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski to subpoena other White House tapes soon unless President turns over requested tapes.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie
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