CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 25, 1973
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro Agnew speaks out on Watergate scandal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) President Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says morning White House staff mtgs. have been dropped. Mtgs. were White House institution, and were chaired by H.R. Haldeman. [AGNEW - says has full confidence in integrity President Nixon. Will wait to comment further on case until all facts known.]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
(DC) General Accounting Office traces bankrolling of young Republican spies to secret fund in safe Nixon campaign finance chairperson Maurice Stans. Money channeled through Young Voters For President, handled, among others, by Kenneth Rietz. Rietz suddenly resigned Monday as head of Republicans New Majority Campaign for 1974. Nixon campaign failed to report on matters such as payment of $150/wk. to Ted Brills, student spy for Nixon.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
(DC) Columnist Jack Anderson agrees to stop publishing verbatim transcripts of secret grand jury testimony. [ANDERSON - says grand jury feels publisher verbatim transcripts hindering progress in Watergate investigation.]
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw Artist: Howard Brodie
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