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Watergate Case #227875

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1973
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(Studio) President responds to mounting criticism White House handling Watergate case.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [White House Press Secretary Ronald ZIEGLER - says President will direct anyone called by grand jury to testify before it. White House working out informal procedures with Senator investigating committee for President aides to give info. without sacrificing their constitutional rights.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Associated Press reports James McCord has told Senator investigating committee Bob Haldeman, White House chief of staff, had to be aware of plan to bug Democrats
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Haldeman refuses to answer questions of reporter Connie Chung re: Watergate case. In court Judge John Sirica postpones sentencing James McCord until June so McCord can continue testimony. Defendant G. Gordon Liddy maintains silence, even though is granted immunity. Prosecution offers Liddy reduced prison term for testimony. [Liddy attorney Peter MAROULIS - says Liddy invoking Fifth Amendment.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) McCord attorney Gerald Alch reported by Associated Press to be on verge quitting because McCord has new lawyer, wealthy Democrat Bernard Fensterwald. Fensterwald posted part McCord's bail. Alch feels Fensterwald making moves to embarrass Republicans rather than seeking truth of case.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley

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