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Watergate / President / Senate Hearings / Illegal Contributions #23670

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 1973
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(Studio) President holds meeting to discuss Watergate with Republican Senators Mbrs. of Senate Watergate committee request meeting with Nixon.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Committee votes in favor of session in White House to discuss Watergate with President Senator Edward Gurney casts only dissenting vote. [Senator Lowell WEICKER - intros. motion. Hopes President and people will accept motion.] Watergate hearings continue. American Shipbuilding Company spokesperson Matthew Clark reports company bonus of $3000 sent to committee to reelect president in `72. [CLARK - testifies he went before American Shipbuilding secretary Secretary instructed him to send bonus to President] Another company executive reports other employees were requested to make illegal contributions.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(DC) Gulf Oil admits making illegal contributions to Republican party in `72 election Wilbur Mills and Senator Henry Jackson and President all recd funds from Gulf. Gulf and Gulf Vice President Claude Wild fined by Judge George Hart Outside, Wild refuses comment.

(Studio) Ashland Oil Company also admits making illegal contributions to Nixon campaign. Fines reviewed.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter Howard K. Smith

Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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