Search the Archive

Watergate / Militant Spy Plan #228784

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) President says plan not put in effect with regard to spying on domestic groups for ntl. security. "New York Daily News" says parts used and are outlined in White House papers John Dean took Judge Sirica.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Mbrs. of Ervin Committee thinking of making public spying plan. Plan includes special force spying on left wingers, militants, radicals. Went in effect 1971, forced down by J. Edgar Hoover opposition. Justice Department admits Intelligence Evaluation Committee existence, nucleus for larger plan. Senator Weicker wants public to know plan.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.