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Nixon Pardon / Health #236143

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1974
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(Studio) Reasons for Ford pardon of Nixon considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Former President said in pain and danger. Son-in-law David Eisenhower quoted. Situation said serious. Phlebitis noted. Dr. Walter Tkach flies to California tomorrow. Tkach told reporter for "Medical World News" he couldn't convince Nixon to enter hospital. Mental health reports conflicting. Depression cited.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Dan. Schorr reports Nixon lawyers consider asking cts to excuse Nixon from testifying in Watergate cover-up trial on grounds of health. If Judge John Sirica rejects such a motion, attys. might ask testimony be taken at Nixon home.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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