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Watergate Case #22859

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 16, 1973
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(Studio) Watergate bugging trial continues against 2 remaining defendants.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) James McCord, security director on Committee to Reelect President arrested while bugging Watergate. [Defense attorney Gerald ALCH - argues McCord bugged Watergate because of fear of plans of Democratic party and antiwar groups for demonstrations leading to violence to Republicans Bugging to avert violence justified.] Alch makes no contention any plots of violence uncovered in Watergate. Policeman John Barrett testifies that he found some Watergate offices in disarray. Near Lawrence O'Brien's office saw arm appear; ordered person to come out. 5 people appeared - Miami 4 and James McCord. Tomorrow chief prosecution witness, Alfred C. Baldwin III, will tell what he knows of McCord's mission.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson Artist: Freda Reiter

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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