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Frances Liddy Interview #251453

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 13, 1977
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(Studio) Frances Liddy's reaction to President' reduction of husband G. Gordon Liddy's prison term noted. Liddy serves time at Allenwood, Pennsylvania prison for conviction on Watergate charges.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) [Frances LIDDY - cites reaction; tells when she heard news. Says husband is grateful and has sent President Carter personal letter.] Reporter asks why Liddy has kept silence. [Mrs. LIDDY - says it's been same from 1st, when Liddy refused to say anything that would hurt anyone else.] Reporter asks her reaction if Liddy wanted to return to pols. [Mrs. LIDDY - doesn't believe it will happen, but son is interested in pols.; notes son has seen all bad that can happen.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary

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