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Watergate Case #228208

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 1973
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(Studio) Washington, DC "Star News" reports Nixon attorney Herbert Kalmbach had $1/2 million secret campaign fund, part of which was used for spying operations. Attorney for Gordon Liddy quits because Liddy continuously disregarded his advice. Republican Senator Richard Schweiker calls for disbandment of committee to reelect president because of its involvement in Watergate bugging. Associated Press reports Watergate prosecutor Earl Silbert says Attorney General Richard Kleindienst told him to go slow in Watergate investigation. Attorney for Nixon campaign turns over financial records to court as Common Cause asks for contempt citations for withholding records.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [James McCORD - says gave court info.- on Watergate case as completely and as truthfully as possible.] Judge John Sirica holds meeting with other judges on leaks of secret grand jury testimony to press. Columnist Jack Anderson has published series of articles with direct quotes from secret session testimony.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Justice Department denies Attorney General Kleindienst ever told Silbert to go slow in prosecuting Watergate case. White House now seems to be dividing into camps over Watergate case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Key Biscayne, Florida) White House doesn't deny reports aide Charles Colson warned Nixon last December Watergate cover-up might be under way. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler remains in seclusion and Jerry Warren handles news briefings.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) President aide Henry Kissinger comments on case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [KISSINGER - tells Associated Press luncheon meeting Nixon wants Watergate fully investigated. Suggests people have compassion for those involved.]
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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