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CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 01, 1974
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(Studio) White House reaction to Watergate indictments follow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Assistant news secretary Gerald Warren says judiciary system to deal with indictments; no further comment needed. President' son-in-law David Eisenhower says President unworried about indictments.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Vice President Gerald Ford and Congress leaders of both hses. request Americans to remember indictments prove neither innocence nor guilt. Democratic national committee reacts to Watergate indictments mostly with applause at Washington, DC meeting Judge Sirica requests all persons involved with case remain silent.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) H.R. Haldeman agrees to appear with reporters, but refuses comment on Watergate indictments.

(DC) Former cnsl. Charles Colson speaks out. [COLSON - insists conscience clear; believes innocence to be established.] Kenneth Parkinson also maintains innocence.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David;
Duvall, Jed;
Rather, Dan

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