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White House Tapes / President, Cox Compromise / Dean #23374

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1973
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(Studio) So far, President' lawyers haven't appealed lower court's. decision to force President to release White House tapes to Judge John Sirica.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Supreme Court ready to receive President' appeal, but efforts at compromise continue Special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox meets with Attorney General Elliot Richardson twice this week Details of possible compromise unknown. Former White House cnsl. John Dean testifies tapes to show President had knowledge of Watergate cover-up Today Dean charged with one count of conspiracy. Dean pleads guilty, admitting involvement in Watergate cover-up. [COX - insists no arrangement worked out between Dean and Watergate prosecutor's office.] Dean's restrictions before final sentencing outlined.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David

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