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Nixon Campaign / Telegram Fix #228252

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 25, 1973
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(Studio) Washington, DC "Post" reports some Nixon campaign funds used to pay for telegram blitz of White House supporting President's decision to mine North Vietnam waters. Other funds went to pay for ad in New York "Times" backing mining. Ad did not identify itself as having been paid for by Nixon campaign.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlanta, Georgia) [Former campaign chief John MITCHELL - says never authorized funds to be spent for New York "Times"ad. Doesn't know why expenses for it not reported Has clear conscience with regard to Watergate.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(Studio) Mitchell was interviewed en route to Pensacola, Florida, to testify in case involving alleged Vietnam veteran plot to disrupt Republican convention.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Rabel, Ed
Duration:
00:01:50

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