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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 1974
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(Studio) White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler insists evidence exists capable of clearing President of all involvement in Watergate. Vice President Gerald Ford defends President at news conference
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) [FORD - refuses to believe President involved in White House tape erasure.] Ford says Nixon has no plans of resigning. Questioned about documents supposedly clearing President of all wrongdoing. [FORD - states he may look at information at anytime. Talks with President and Senator Hugh Scott with regard to matter; information to clear President]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(DC) Documents supposedly are Stennis transcripts. Sources close to John Dean say White House should make transcripts public. Dean's lawyer Chas. Shaffer says Dean won't comment on Vice President's remarks.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil;
Stahl, Lesley

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