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Watergate Case / Wiretaps, CIA #228553

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 17, 1973
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(Studio) Former deputy CIA chief Robert Cushman testifies with regard to CIA involvement in Watergate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Cushman confirms was John Ehrlichman who requested CIA help for Howard Hunt. [CUSHMAN - says trusted White House staff at time request made.] [Senator Stuart SYMINGTON - says is difficult to believe Nixon knew nothing of what was going on with CIA because CIA reports directly to President]
REPORTER: Marya McLaughlin

(Studio) Reports say Marvin Kalb was 1 reporter whose telephone was tapped under orders of Henry Kissinger. CBS News president Richard Salant says if reporter's phones were tapped it showed contempt for free press.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Marya

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