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CBS Evening News for Friday, May 16, 1975
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(Studio) Just over year ago, then President Nixon released edited transcripts of taped White House conversations; editing comes under attack now.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Judiciary Committee's transcripts of tapes differ significantly from White House version. As result, special prosecutor Henry Ruth asking grand jury to act under law making it a crime to falsify material subpoenaed in congress investigation. Spokesperson confirms prosecutor investigating White House preparation of edited transcripts. Alexander Haig, Fred Buzhardt among witnesses. "New Republic" says special cnsl. James Saint Clair also being called. Nixon's lawyer Herbert Miller refuses to comment on possibility Nixon might be called as witness.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Schieffer, Bob;
Schorr, Daniel

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