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Senators Black List #229777

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1973
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(Studio) Columnist Jack Anderson reports former White House aide M.R. Haldeman retained list of Republican Senators who displeased President
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Capitol Hill) Some Senators reportedly on list react. [Senator Richard SCHWEIKER - says White House treated good and bad guys all the same. Attributes this to ineffectiveness of government Suffered nothing from being on list.] [Senator William SAXBE - believes President kept M.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman in White House because ran tight ship. Didn't really care what methods used to keep ship tight.] [REPORTER - asks if Saxbe thinks President knew part of what went on in Watergate matter.] [SAXBE - likens President to piano player inhouse of ill repute for 20 years before realizing what was going on.] Senators agree that Ehrlichman and Haldeman looked at Congress with distress and disgust. With Melvin Laird's appointed as White House adviser that attitude may have vanished, according to Senators
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Reporter(s):
Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:20

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