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Nixon Opposition / `72 Spy Tactics #229815

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 10, 1973
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(Studio) "DC Post" reports high White House aides used S.S. to spy on Senators Edmund Muskie and George McGovern during `72 presidential campaign. "DC Post" reports viewing memoranda involving John Dean, H.R. Haldeman, Charles Colson, and some assts.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(White House) White House admits memos exist. Sources say 1 memo from aide West Richard Howard to aide Fred. Fielding with regard to McGovern's college and war record, written in jest. S.S. agent James Boulton, Junior, allegedly spied on McGovern while guarding him. Sources say Boulton didn't know info. sent to White House President' spokesperson Gerald Warren won't directly confirm memos. Apparently plan to spy on Nixon adversaries unsuccessful.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert
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