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Colson / Plea #235113

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 04, 1974
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(Studio) Charles Colson's decision to plead guilty to 1 charge in Ellsberg break-in didn't come as surprise to 2 persons.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Senator Harold Hughes and Representative Albert Quie knew of Colson's decision before anyone else. [QUIE - says Colson discussed matter with him and Hughes.] [HUGHES - discusses Colson's conversion to Christ and its effect on Colson's decision. Colson's testimony in Watergate trials could be both reenforcing and harmful to President] [President' attorney James ST. CLAIR - thinks Colson's testimony to support President during impeachment hearing.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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