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Watergate Case #228227

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 1973
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(Studio) Reports say James McCord testified he was offered executive clemency if he would keep quiet and go to prison for year Mrs. Howard Hunt said to have told McCord of offer on behalf of Nixon. White House denies this. Watergate Judge John Sirica orders attorney Peter Wolf to tell name of client who brought him Watergate records to be kept secret.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Wolf says day after June 17 break-in, White House employee, on orders from White House official, brought him several boxes of documents on Watergate bugging, include contents of E. Howard Hunt's safe. Documents removed before FBI could get at them. Wolf says told Watergate prosecutor Earl Silbert about documents but he wasn't interested in them. Silbert denies this. [WOLF - says revealed client's name to grand jury but can't yet tell public.] Wolf's attorney, Monroe Freedman, said earlier prosecutor Earl Silbert himself part of cover-up. [FREEDMAN - says Silbert very vigorous in questioning Wolf, but was less than enthusiastic in prosecuting Watergate case.] [H.R. HALDEMAN - refuses comment on Watergate case.] Haldeman's and John Ehrlichman's attorney, John Wilson, present at court today.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Nixon was in communication with aides John Dean, Ehrlichman and Haldeman over Easter wkend.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:04:00

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