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Nixon / Press Conference #227626

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon warns North Vietnam of serious consequences if its infiltration South Vietnam continues.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [NIXON says United States very concerned with North Vietnam infiltration men and supplies down Ho Chi Minh trail into South Vietnam.] Nixon also says David Bruce will head US liaison office in Peking, China. Nixon also discusses his refusal to allow aide John Dean to testify at confirmation hearings L. Pat. Gray. [NIXON - says won't allow Dean to testify. Invites Senator to test doctrine exec. privilege in courts Unhappy with Gray's furnishing FBI files to Senator with regard to Watergate investigation.]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Senator Sam Ervin says will go to court to subpoena any White House staff members for testimony on Watergate case. Senator Howard Baker agrees.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierpoint, Robert

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