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Brezhnev Visit/ Watergate Hearings Postponed #229048

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 1973
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(Studio) At Senate leaders Mike Mansfield and Hugh Scott's request Senate Watergate hearings postponed till Nixon-Brezhnev summit over. Former White House cnsl. John Dean to have testified this week
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Dean ready to contradict Nixon's Watergate stand with documents when Senate committee votes to postpone hearings. [Senate committee chairperson Sam ERVIN - says voted to halt Senator hearings reluctantly.] Only 1 Senator voted against postponement, Senator Weicker. [Senator Howard BAKER - thinks summit talks shouldn't have any conflict from hearings. Has nothing to do with Dean testimony, good or bad.] Earlier, committee learned President waived all exec. clemency rights and attorney client privilege.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:02:10

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