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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 19, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee holds confirmation hearings for Earl Silbert, original Watergate prosecutor. Silbert nomd. for United States attorney of DC. Assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen testifies with regard to handling of 1st Watergate probe.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Petersen defends Watergate grand jury's naming President as unindicted co-conspirator. Petersen explodes at Senator Sam Ervin for suggesting he should have indicted more than original Watergate 7 in 1st investigation. [PETERSEN - defends his actions during 1st investigation.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl Artist: Howard Brodie

Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley

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