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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 12, 1975
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(Studio) Federal jury finds literary appraiser, RalPh Newman, guilty; he backdated Nixon's Vice President papers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) Newman's defense was he made honest mistake and had nothing to gain from donation of Nixon's papers. Jury finds Newman guilty of filing false affidavit with regard to donation on Nixon's 1969 tax return. Convicted of lying to IRS (Internal Revenue Service) agents about time frame in which documents appraised. Newman indicted with Nixon tax attorney, Frank DeMarco, who along with attorney Edward Morgan, back-dated deed to Vice President papers so Nixon could get $450,000 tax deduction. Newman's wife cries. [Newman's attorney William McDANIELS - says receive verdict with sadness; will appeal.]
REPORTER: Randy Daniels; ARTIST: Marcia Danits

(Studio) Charges against DeMarco dropped last month
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy

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