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Nixon Secret Campaign Contributors #230133

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1973
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(Studio) Before campaign contribution reform law, secret contributions flowed into Nixon campaign. Names now leak out.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) $15 million collected by Nixon campaign before contribution law passed. Secret list of contributors kept by President' personal secretary Rose Mary Woods. List sealed. "New Republican" magazine's Tad Szulc publicizes some names supposedly on list including Calvin Kovens, $25,000; Armand Hammer, $50,000; Howard Hughes, $200,000; Nathan Lipson, $100,000; Edgar Allen Broun, $150,000. White House has no comment, but former high-ranking White House employee says names correct and contributions approximately correct.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Mudd, Roger;
Rather, Dan

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