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Pardon / Watergate Trial #236494

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 1974
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(Studio) Pardon affects Watergate case.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Special prosecutor's chief cnsl., Philip Lacovara, resigns due to ground cut out from under prosecutors. Jaworski won't test pardon's legality by indicting Nixon anyway. United States pardon attorney, Lawrence Traylor, says pardon legal, but unprecedented. [TRAYLOR - says pardon unusual due to no conviction.] Attorney for Jeb Stuart Magruder to ask Judge John Sirica to lighten his sentence due to pardon. Wife and mother of Chas. Colson speak of matter.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

(No location given) [Mrs. Charles COLSON - says Chuck shouldn't be in jail in the first place.] Defense attys. to ask Sirica to delay trial or dismiss it due to prejudicial publicity.
REPORTER: Bernard Shaw

Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger;
Shaw, Bernard

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