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California Drops Charges / Ellsberg Case #233311

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 11, 1974
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(Studio) State of California drops charges against John Ehrlichman, Gordon Liddy and David Young stemming from Daniel Ellsberg break-in case. Announcement made after meeting between Los Angeles District Attorney Joseph Busch and special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [BUSCH - explains he dropped state charges because matter should be handled by federal system.] Ehrlichman to be charged with perjury in Los Angeles, California, however. Liddy and Ehrlichman to be tried in federal Ellsberg case; Young given immunity for federal testimony.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred
Duration:
00:01:50

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