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Watergate / Haldeman and Ehrlichman #228760

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 1973
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(Studio) A report on Haldeman and Ehrlichman at grand jury.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pair arrives at courthouse for lengthy testimony. 2 hearings before Judge John Sirica delay proceedings. In one Sirica agrees to send judge in Ellsberg trial yesterday's grand jury testimony of E. Howard Hunt, who confirmed break-in at office of Daniel Ellsberg psychiatrist, under Ehrlichman direction. Sirica also refuses to release giddy lawyer, Kennelly, desiring to quit as Liddy won't talk. [Thomas KENNELLY - describes Liddy position.] Earl Silbert interrogates Haldeman and Ehrlichman, whose lawyer, John Wilson, does not speculate on question of their becoming defendants, as threatened to John Mitchell. No 5th Amendments to be taken. Ehrlichman questioned on Ellsberg matter. Central issue: possible cover-up of Watergate bugging. Executive privilege with regard to Nixon conversations unknown. 2nd, 3rd men at White House now before criminal grand jury. Sources say larger questions now arised. End not yet.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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