CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 08, 1977
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(Studio) Report on Supreme Court hearing of arguments with regard to publication of Richard Nixon's tapes used in Watergate cover-up trial.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Court proceedings described, include arguments of attys. for major networks and for recording company, Floyd Abrams and Edward Bennett Williams, respectively, and apparent concern of some justices with regard to possible consequences if White House tapes allowed to be copied by electronic industry [Nixon attorney William JEFRESS - believes release of actual recordings would be more offensive than has been release of transcripts.] [ABRAMS - notes recordings could be used in same way transcripts are used.] Plan drawn up by networks and other ptys. in suit for National Archives to handle release of tapes detailed.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Aggie Whelan
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