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Watergate / Ford Campaigner #241397

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1975
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(Studio) Report on ex-Nixon campaigner now working for Ford.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) March 30, 1974, film shown. [FORD - says never again must Americans allow arrogant elite guard of political adolescents to bypass regular Republican party] Lee Nunn was vice-chairperson of Nixon's re-election committee Senate Watergate report says he was involved in 3 scandals. [Watergate committee investigator David DORSEN - learned he solicited $100,000 from Gulf and $250,000 from Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and talked of Whitney's desire to be ambassador He solicited $750,000 in milk funds.] [Senator Dan. INOUYE - says Nunn appointed has appearance of business as usual, a la Nixon.] Campaign manager Howard Callaway hired Nunn. [CALLAWAY - says won't hire anyone who did something improper with regard to Watergate.] Nunn says he was as clear and clean as could be.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:02:30

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