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Watergate / Nixon Statement #228629

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1973
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(Studio) President Nixon concedes should have been more alert to warning signals on Watergate. Issues statement.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) Nixon statement quoted on efforts to cover up White House involvement in Watergate. Distinction made between political activities and Ellsberg Pentagon Papers case, involving CIA, done for natl. security. Accompanying typed statement shown on screen, analyzed. Statement says President Nixon will continue in job. [7 major points noted on screen.] Statement called Nixon counterattack.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Nixon meets with George Bush, 4 Congress Republican leaders Legislative matters discussed, but also Watergate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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