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Watergate / Prosecutors' Report #229715

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 04, 1973
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(Studio) 3 prosecutors (Earl Silbert, Seymour Glanzer, and Don. Campbell) gave special prosecutor Archibald Cox state's report prior to withdrawing from Watergate case.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Report calls investigation 85% complete, recommends indictment 4 White House aides for obstructing justice: M.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, John Mitchell, and John Dean. Report suggests coconspirators offer guilty plea for lesser sentences. These include L. Patrick Gray, Gordon Strachan, Jeb Magruder. Herb. Kalmbach to get complete immunity. Report says motivation for conspiracy was fear that disclosure of cover-up would hurt Nixon chance reelection and fear it would open trail to other illegal acts, include break-in Dan. Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office. Report include enough evidence for air-tight case against Dean. Evidence against 4 aides documentary and verbal. Const. problems in with regard to action against President
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Schorr, Daniel
Duration:
00:02:30

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