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Watergate Hearings / Kalmbach #229462

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1973
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(Studio) [Repeat 5:31:00 to 5:32:20]

(Capitol Hill) [Senator Herman TALMADGE - asks if Kalmbach thought orders with regard to fund raising for Watergate defendants might be from President routed through John Ehrlichman.] [KALMBACH - replies he assumed order came from President] Senator Sam Ervin questions Kalmbach about taped telephone conversation between Kalmbach and Ehrlichman on April 19 before Kalmbach's appearance before United States attorney [ERVIN - asks if telephone conversation by Ehrlichman to further idea of John Dean as scapegoat in Watergate affair.] [INOUYE - says Kalmbach obeyed orders from Dean and Ehrlichman without question because President had faith in them. (Dean, Ehrlichman)] Kalmbach agrees. [INOUYE - asks if everything done in President' best interest.] [KALMBACH - assures committee that everything done in President' and campaign's interest.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Schorr, Daniel

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