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Senate Watergate Hearings #23977

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 07, 1973
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(Studio) Senate Watergate committee learns Florida contractor was offered government favors in return for $100,000 contribution to Nixon.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Contractor John Priestes testifies before committee [PRIESTES - testifies Benjamin Fernandez took him to Maurice Stans, financial committee chairperson After contribution, Stans would see Priestes received govt contracts.] Priestes states Stans refused to call Hsing. Secretary Romney with regard to Priestes. [PRIESTES - says Stans to return check if Romney not reached.] Stans admits meeting with Priestes, but later dropped all contact and returned check.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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