Search the Archive

Watergate Cover-up Case / Prosecution Arguments #231316

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 14, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Prosecution presents opening remarks in Watergate cover-up case.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Jurors sequestered over wkend.; 1 juror excused and alternate takes her place; reasons given. Prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste's opening arguments outlined. Defendants remain impassive; Robert Mardian works crossword puzzle. Charles "Bebe" Rebozo apparently involved in Watergate cover-up, according to Ben-Veniste; details given.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) Although Richard Nixon subpoenaed by both sides in case, doctors say Nixon too ill to appear. Nixon recovering from phlebitis quite well.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred
Duration:
00:02:20

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.