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Nixon / Phlebitis / Surgery #231602

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 29, 1974
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(Studio) Former President Richard Nixon undergoes surgery to stop blood clot from breaking off and going to his heart; Nixon in stable condition now.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Long Beach, California) [Nixon's physician, Dr. John LUNGREN - says formation of new clot reason for surgery.] [Dr. Eldon HICKMAN - states President' postoperative condition normal. Discusses operation procedure.] Nixon's recovery period discussed.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) Nixon's basic ailment, chronic phlebitis, may not be helped much by today's surgery.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [Beth Israel Med. Center, Dr. William WOLFF - discusses chronic phlebitis. If special arrangements made, Nixon could sustain cross-country flight to testify at Watergate cover-up trial.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Nixon's attys. request White House immediately send Nixon tapes and documents; material needed for Nixon testimony. Hearing with regard to request set for tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert;
Wagner, Richard

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