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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 17, 1974
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(Studio) Watergate grand juries begin to focus on alleged political payments by dairy producers and on former Treasury Secretary John Connally.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Jaworski tells Connally he's target of study. Dairy lobbyist Jake Jacobsen changed his testimony, says he gave Connally $10,000 in 2 payments and subsequently returned for Connally's help in 1971 in getting higher milk subsidy; also called Mitchell about antitrust suit against dairy coop. Jacobsen formerly said Connally refused money. Connally tells CBS he refused to take money.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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