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Watergate Case /President Silence #228130

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 18, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon moves to squelch further discussion of Watergate case at White House
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler, responding to orders from President, refuses to comment on Watergate case on grounds that nothing should be said until judicial processes with regard to case complete.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Outside White House, discussion Watergate widespread.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [Democratic national chairperson Robert STRAUSS - criticizes Nixon's handling of Watergate case.] [Republican national chairperson George BUSH - says Watergate hasn't obscured positive aspects of Nixon administration] Republicans want to settle civil suit brought by Democrats with regard to bugging out of court [STRAUSS - says feels offer of money by Republicans is admission of guilt.]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya;
Pierpoint, Robert

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