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Watergate Case and Pentagon Papers Case #228294

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1973
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(Studio) Watergate case and Pentagon Papers case linked.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) Pentagon Papers Judge Matt. Byrne reads memo from Watergate prosecutor Earl Silbert to Justice Department that Silbert has information Watergate spys Howard Hunt and Gordon Liddy burglarized office Dan. Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office for Ellsberg's file. Byrne orders prosecutor David Nissen to find out who hired burglars and whether any stolen information used in case. Defense questions why prosecution waited 10 days after receiving information to tell court of it. Ellsberg says burglary probably linked with attempt to beat him up made last year by Cubans paid by Hunt. [ELLSBERG - says in eyes President aides, all law stops at White House fence.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Don Juhlin

Reporter(s):
Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:50

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