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White House Papers / Ervin #229423

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 13, 1973
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(Studio) Reporters ask Senator Sam Ervin about committee 's action if President refuses to relinquish White House documents to Senate Watergate committee
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Capitol Hill) [ERVIN - says he would vote to issue subpoena for papers.] [REPORTER - asks what action to be taken if President doesn't honor subpoena.] [ERVIN - states personal opinion. To allow President to chance American reaction to President keeping papers from committee which has right to see them.] [REPORTER - asks if papers vital to questioning H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and Charles Colson.] [ERVIN - believes adequate questioning can't be made without access to White House papers.] [REPORTER - asks if document withholding could be way to hurt committee 's efforts to question coming witnesses.] [ERVIN - says withholding documents to hurt President and White House in the end.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley

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