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President Homes / Cox Inquiry #229663

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 03, 1973
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(Studio) Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox denies "Los Angeles Times" report that he opened inquiry into President purchase of San Clemente and Key Biscayne homes. Cox says assembled information in with regard to homes to answer reporters' questions. San Clemente reaction strong.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Clemente, California) Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler denies charges wrongdoing in with regard to San Clemente home. Calls stories unfair attacks. On May 26, White House says $39,525 spent on improvements. White House referred later reporters' questions to General Services Admin. (GSA). May 28 General Services Administration says $109,385 spent; June 13 General Services Administration raises figure to $414,000; June 14 $456,352; June 21 $702,367. Ziegler denies use of funds from campaign, unions, or corps. for purchase. White House position: any more questions part of smear on President
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan

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