CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 17, 1973
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(Studio) White House lawyers offer more resistance to special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox's request for White House tapes.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) White House lawyers argue President doesn't have to obey any court decision to turn tapes over to grand jury. Main points of brief outlined. Effective prosecution against Nixon aides H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and John Mitchell unlikely without tapes.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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