CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 21, 1975
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(Studio) Men sentenced to prison today frequently expressed guidelines of hard work, law and order, and loyalty to President
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(NYC) In beginning, there was aura of propriety about Nixon administration Profile of John Mitchell in Nixon administration follows. Finally Watergate break-in caught up with him, causing his downfall right along with Nixon admin. [In June 1971, MITCHELL - says anyone who breaks law won't be free to move in society again till corrections made.]
REPORTER: David Culhane
(Seattle, WA) Ehrlichman moved from Seattle lawyer to position of importance in Nixon administration Mainly with help of undergraduate friend at UCLA.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld
(Los Angeles, California) Campus pols. at University of California at Los Angeles threw Ehrlichman and Haldeman together. Haldeman politically involved all his life; Richard Nixon early hero.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
(Pasadena, California) Robert Mardian born poor but soon made money and friends in right places; Richard Nixon among these friends. 1 former associate says he wasn't surprised to see Mardian in DC, but what happened there was real shocker.
REPORTER: David Dow