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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 14, 1974
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(Studio) More details follow with regard to Pentagon's spying on National Security Council
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) John Ehrlichman's testimony before Senate Watergate committee reviewed. Testimony involved missing portion with regard to particular plumber's unit's investigation. Chairperson Sam Ervin and cochairperson Howard Baker agreed to drop matter because of national security. CBS learns plumber's unit investigated leaks from Kissinger's National Security Council and discovered joint chiefs of staff responsible. Pentagon's expectations from leaks outlined. Admiral Thomas Moorer apparently involved; Moorer denies.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

(DC) Defense Secretary James Schlesinger opens own probe into allegations. [Lieutenant General Daniel JAMES - refuses comment on allegations.] Moorer brands story ludicrous.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Schorr, Daniel

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