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Pentagon Papers Case #228458

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 1973
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(Studio) More evidence of government misconduct comes to light in case against Dan. Ellsberg and Anthony Russo.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Judge Matt. Byrne discloses FBI overheard Dan. Ellsberg on wiretap in 1969 and 1970. Byrne orders prosecutor David Nissen to find out facts of wiretap immediately. [ELLSBERG - says government has said dozens of times was no wiretap.] Wiretap not approved in advance by any judge. Justice Department records of wiretap have unaccountably disappeared. Lewis Fielding, Ellsberg's psychiatrist, says Ellsberg's files were lying out in plain view after office broken into, indicating burglars saw files and probably photographed them.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Don Juhlin

(Miami, Florida) [Florida state attorney Richard GERSTEIN - says Cuban exile Filipe de Diego testified that he accompanied Bernard Barker and another Watergate defendant, Eugenio Martinez, to Los Angeles to burglarize Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office.] [Filipe de DIEGO - says burglars believed break-in was in country's best interests.] de Diego hints at having taken part in other similar activities.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Graham, Fred
Duration:
00:03:30

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