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White House Bugging System / White House Reaction #229440

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 16, 1973
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(Studio) After Alexander Butterfield's testimony, chairperson Sam Ervin reads letter from White House cnsl. Fred Buzhardt which says bugging system similar to former President Johnson's system. Conflicting views.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Secret Service denies recording mtgs. for former President Johnson or any other President besides Nixon. Tapes guarded by Secret Service but White House has no comment except for Fred Buzhardt's letter confirming Butterfield's testimony. Joe Califano, close Johnson aide, says President Johnson never tapped phones on regular, automatic basis as Nixon has. White House has no comment on legality.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:01:30

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