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Conspiracy Trial / Stans #233893

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1974
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(Studio) Maurice Stans testifies at conspiracy trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Stans says he didn't ask financier Robert Vesco to make $200,000 campaign contribution in cash, says Vesco wanted to give it that way. Stans says he didn't arrange Vesco appointed with John Mitchell, didn't suggest Mitchell would help Vesco with SEC; didn't keep Securities and Exchange Commission from mentioning gift. Stans admits Vesco spoke of Securities and Exchange Commission problems when gave gift; admits talking with John Dean on Vesco, a fact he denied in previous trial.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne Artist: Aggie Whelan

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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