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(Studio) Judge John Sirica hears arguments over immunity, perjury, and media coverage with regard to Watergate hearings.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Federal Court House, DC) Representing special prosecutor Cox, Philip Heymann requests broadcasts barred for indicted witnesses. Judge Sirica asks Senate committee cnsl. Sam Dash why television necessary for legislature function. Dash replies strong public support needed and television way to get into all homes. Sirica also hears convicted Watergate burglar James McCord's lawyer plea for new trial or sentence reversal. Says other witnesses admitting perjury throw new light on McCord's testimony. Separation of power.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr Artist: Aggie Whelan
- Mudd, Roger;
- Schorr, Daniel
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