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Watergate Cover-up Defendants Sentenced #238723

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1975
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(Studio) John Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman sentenced to at least 2 1/2 years in prison by Judge John Sirica; Robert Mardian gets at least 10 mos.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Ehrlichman's attorney Ira Lowe urges Sirica to allow Ehrlichman to serve his sentence doing legal work for Pueblo Indian tribes in NM. Haldeman's attorney John Wilson asks for court's compassion for Haldeman. Sentences read. [MITCHELL - says judge could have been harsher; he could be sentenced to live with Martha Mitchell.] Appeals expected to take at least 2 years
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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