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Nixon / Files Motion / Subpoena Quash #231624

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 03, 1974
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(Studio) Former President Nixon asks Judge John Sirica to excuse him from testifying at Watergate cover-up trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon's argument for quashing subpoena outlined. Judge Sirica refuses to allow John Ehrlichman or his attys. to see Nixon motion. Dr. John Lungren allegedly signs affidavit stating Nixon's health too poor to travel and testify in DC. Judge Sirica won't release White House tapes to be broadcast by television and radio after played for jury. Sirica tightens security around ctroom. to prevent leaks; jury selection conts.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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