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Ellsberg Testimony / Senate Hearings #228534

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 16, 1973
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(Studio) Dan. Ellsberg appears before Senator hearings.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Ellsberg says should not be crime to give classified information to Congress Senator Strom Thurmond shouts Ellsberg an outlaw. [THURMOND - tells Ellsberg he should have faith in American government Says his guilt or innocence remains unproved.] [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says Ellsberg innocent until proven guilty.] [THURMOND - says Muskie brought Ellsberg to Senator to speak against Nixon. Tells Muskie he isn't fit to be Presidential candidate.] Senator meeting boos Thurmond.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger

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