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Watergate Case #22993

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 23, 1973
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(Studio) New testimony heard in Watergate bugging trial.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Judge John Sirica wants to know who was behind Watergate bugging. G. Gordon Liddy, defendant, was given assignment by Nixon reelection committee to develop information about potential violence against Republicans, testifies Jeb Stuart Magruder, number 2 man in campaign. Had $250,000 to spend. Magruder says didn't know about bugging. Witness Hugh Sloan Junior, campaign treasurer, says after checking with Maurice Stans, his boss, he and John Mitchell gave Liddy cash totaling $199,000.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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