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Conspiracy Trial / Mitchell #233849

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 15, 1974
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(Studio) Conspiracy trial of John Mitchell and Maurice Stans underway.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) Mitchell on stand. His attorney, Peter Fleming, questions him. He denies committing perjury 6 times, Assistant United States attorney, John Wing, asks Mitchell of impropriety for Attorney General to call chrm, Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of financier, Robert Vesco. Mitchell says it wasn't improper, Mitchell didn't think Vesco's campaign gift designed to buy influence, Mitchell admits surprise at size of gift, Conceded there was a lot he wouldn't recollect, Called Wing "Mr, Dean" by mistake.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne Artist; Aggie Whelan

Mudd, Roger;
Schakne, Robert

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