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Watergate Cover-up Trial #232100

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1974
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(Studio) Ex-Attorney General John Mitchell testifies. Sirica questions him with regard to hush money payments.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Mitchell says he had no role in approving break-in and cover-up, despite contradictions by: John Dean, Frederick LaRue, Herbert Kalmbach and Jeb Stuart Magruder. Sirica asks why LaRue checked with Mitchell before making 1 of payments. Mitchell answers "because he was a friend". Prosecutor James Neal says evidence shows Mitchell involved. Mitchell accuses Neal of taking cheap shots at him. H.R. Haldeman's attorney says client didn't intend to enter into conspiracy to cover-up. Attorney John J. Wilson says Haldeman's action taken under guidance of Nixon.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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