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Pentagon Papers Case and Watergate Case (Contd.) #228498

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 14, 1973
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(Studio) Senate committee learns White House sought CIA aid in more than just Ellsberg burglary.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Senator Stuart SYMINGTON - says was surprised to learn from deputy CIA chief Vernon Walters that not only John Ehrlichman and John Dean involved in CIA activity but also M.R. Haldeman. CIA was asked to help White House on several occasions.] Senate committee to hear from former CIA chief Richard Helms soon.
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(Studio) Attorney General designate Elliot Richardson says has narrowed search for Watergate prosecutor to 4 men.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Richardson upsets Senator by saying White House had suggested some names as possible Watergate prosecutors. General Alexander Haig, new White House chief-of-staff, and Leonard Garment, John Dean's replacement, said to have made suggestions. 2 men suggested were former Govs. Brown of California and Hearns of Missouri, both Democrats Senators John Tunney, Birch Bayh and Philip Hart object to White House suggestions. Richardson says his 4 top choices are Howard Tyler, David Peck, Warren Christopher and William Erickson.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser Artist: Aggie Whelan

Reporter(s):
McLaughlin, Marya;
Mudd, Roger;
Strawser, Neil
Duration:
00:03:00

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