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White House Papers / Ervin, President Meeting #229399

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 12, 1973
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(Studio) President agrees to meet with Senate Watergate committee chairperson Sam Ervin to discuss White House papers to avoid clash with regard to executive clemency.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) White House says President, Ervin meeting is courtesy move. President' letter to Ervin on Saturday said no access to White House files. Letter sent to President by committee to avoid Const. clash. [ERVIN - contacts President by telephone and President agrees to meet with Ervin alone.] [Senator Howard BAKER - thinks meeting will serve good purposes for committee and President Not upset that President won't meet with Ervin and Baker.] White House says President determined to keep files in White House
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:40

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