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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 11, 1976
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(Studio) Ex-president Richard Nixon's attorney publicizes written answers Nixon gave to Senate Intelligence Committee's questions.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon's 34-page statement conceded that some of counterintelligence measures he approved could have resulted in criminal acts. Intelligence Committee chairperson Frank Church says no other President claimed inherent right to use secret illegal acts. [CHURCH - says President isn't sovereign; he's subject to law too. Nixon's document is pernicious, dangerous and alien to all traditions on which United States was founded.] Nixon denounces the excessives in Congress and media for exposing covert activities of CIA and FBI. Church says it was the abuse of Nixon years, not publicity, that affected events.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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