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Gray / Watergate Case #227994

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1973
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(Studio) Much of hearsay mentioned by Ehrlichman comes from acting FBI chief L. Pat. Gray in Senate hearings on his confirmation as permanent FBI chief.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Gray critics feel Gray too political involved with Republican party. Columnist Jack Anderson charges Gray would not keep FBI out of politics. Senators Kennedy and Tunney point to close relationship between White House attorney Dean and Watergate defendant Gordon Liddy. Dean kept informed by Gray of FBI Watergate investigation. Campaign official Jeb Magruder says Dean helped Liddy get campaign job. [Senator John TUNNEY - says Dean should have to appear before Senator to testify.] [Senator Hiram FONG - says feels Gray should be confirmed.]
REPORTER: Neil Strawser Artist: Howard Brodie

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Strawser, Neil
Duration:
00:02:30

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