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(Studio) Convicted Watergate conspirator appears for 2nd day of hearings before Senate Watergate committee
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Capitol Hill) Hunt outlines theory, suggesting co-conspirator Alfred Baldwin acted as double agent and called police on Watergate burglars. [Senator Howard BAKER - asks Hunt if CIA involved in domestic activities.] [HUNT - agrees CIA involved in such activities, and may have always been involved.] Senator Herman Talmadge questions Hunt's motives behind overt CIA operations. [HUNT - says he believed orders had highest sanction and orders not meant to be questioned.] [Senator Joseph MONTOYA - questions Hunt's statement with regard to protection for those responsible for covert activities.] [HUNT - names John Mitchell, Jeb Magruder, John Dean as leaders behind activities.] Hunt doesn't understand reasoning behind Chas. Colson's orders for Hunt to falsify cables, involving Kennedy administration in assassination of South Vietnam's President Next witness to be President' speech writer Pat Buchanan. Possible Buchanan testimony outlined.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Schorr, Daniel
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