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White House Tapes / Sirica's Court #24383

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1973
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(Studio) Judge John Sirica conts. probe with regard to 18-min. gap in White House tape. Chief of staff Alexander Haig and President' personal secretary Rose Mary Woods appear in court
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Miss Woods recounts problems between herself and White House lawyers, incling. Leonard Garment. Judge Sirica appeals to Miss Woods to help clear up 18-min. gap mystery. Miss Woods unable to offer new information General Haig appears before Sirica as White House's most effective witness. Haig recalls President' 1st reaction to tape gap. Haig's own deputy General John Bennett admits his testimony yesterday erroneous with regard to tape machine used by Miss Woods.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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