CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 1973
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(Studio) High officials in JFK administration testify for defense in Pentagon Papers trial Dan. Ellsberg and Anthony Russo.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Los Angeles, California) [Theodore SORENSEN - says release of Papers could not possibly have harmed United States security.] Other former JFK and LBJ aides, include McGeorge Bundy and Arthur Schlesinger, agree. [SCHLESINGER - says if papers released earlier United States might have been spared much agony and bloodshed in Vietnam war. Papers couldn't have helped Communists] [John Ken. GALBRAITH - says Papers not only useless but also dull reading.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Don Juhlin
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