CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 23, 1974
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(Studio) Ford met with Syrian foreign minister, Senator Mike Mansfield, 4-H Club mbrs., Senior citizens and farm family of year Reinstates Nixon policy of giving ex-aides limited access to White House records.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Aides not allowed to take out records, copy them, or make notes from them. Only can look at them and go to another room and make notes from memory or tell attorney H.R. Haldeman works on case. [HALDEMAN - says cnsl. can't look at them.] Terhorst says Ford and Nixon approved restrictions. Ford feels papers Nixon's property and should be used as he says. Nixon admin. called policy executive privilege. John Ehrlichman's attys. consider court order forcing Ford to release papers.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint
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