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18-Min. Gap / White House Tapes #230816

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 16, 1974
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(Studio) Judge John Sirica hears more testimony with regard to 18-min. gap in White House tape.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Secret Service agent Louis Sims verifies date of tape recorder's purchase. Prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste outlines time Rose Mary Woods had tape in possession. White House assistant Stephen Bull names himself, Rose Mary Woods, Fred Buzhardt, General John Bennett and President Nixon as only ones having access to tape. Miss Woods' attorney Charles Rhyne objects to line of questioning. Judge Sirica to make decision soon on sending case to grand jury. [RHYNE - doesn't think White House uses Miss Woods as scapegoat.]
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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