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(Studio) White House tapes are sound activated; no blank spots should exist, but they do.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste questions White House attorney J. Fred Buzhardt with regard to gaps. Buzhardt admits several gaps exist on subpoenaed tapes. Earlier, Rose Mary Woods attempts to explain 18 minute gap. Tension between Miss Woods and assistant prosecutor Jill Volner evident.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter
(DC) Dispute arises over White House's confusion over subpoenaed tape containing gap of President and H.R. Haldeman's conversation. Federal prosecutors and Judge John Sirica skeptical of explanation given by Buzhardt. Request for particular tape made by former special prosecutor Archibald Cox. Request reviewed. Buzhardt's explanation of White House's confusion outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
- Jarriel, Tom;
- Reasoner, Harry;
- Schoumacher, David
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