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Watergate / White House Tapes / Hearings / Benz #23566

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1973
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(Studio) Senate Watergate committee goes to court to argue for release of White House tapes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Majority cnsl. Sam Dash presents argument for tapes before Judge John Sirica. Dash caught between statements by President lawyer Charles A. Wright and 2 Watergate committee members Senators Daniel Inouye and Edward Gurney. [Outside ctroom., WRIGHT - candidly remarks on chances of winning case.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

(Capitol Hill) Segretti's dirty tricks operator Robert Benz testifies before committee without remorse for actions. [Senator Sam ERVIN - challenges Benz to give another instance of dirty tricks setup in different administration] [BENZ - insists no other administration investigated as thoroughly as Nixon's. Reminds Ervin of 1960 election scandal.]
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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