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Watergate Case #228477

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 11, 1973
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(Studio) Senate Watergate committee and grand jury begin to get in each other's way in investigations.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) L. Pat. Gray questioned by grand jury. Is believed Gray being questioned about destroying files from desk Howard Hunt. Gray has said aides John Dean and John Ehrlichman told him to destroy files. Bernard Barker and Eugenio Martinez given immunity and testify before Senate Watergate committee Watergate prosecutors say Senate committee is destroying their case. Senator Sam. Ervin says is more important for public to know truth than for a few people to go to jail.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl Artist: Howard Brodie

(DC) Fred. LaRue, former campaign aide and alleged participant in Watergate cover-up, said to be planning move to delay Senator investigation on grounds of prejudicing rights of witnesses if they go to trial. Jeb Magruder attorney James Bierbaum says idea appealing for others involved in case. M.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman attorney, John Wilson, says doesn't plan to go along with such a move. Senator Sam. Ervin says courts can't halt Congress hearing. Senator Lowell Weicker says he agrees with Ervin that any move to halt Congress hearings should be ignored.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(Studio) Former Attorney General John Mitchell says CBS charge he tried to influence Supreme Court decisions malicious and untrue.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:03:30

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