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(Studio) White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler talks about Watergate.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(White House) [ZIEGLER - says White House not trying to cover up information on Watergate bugging. White House policy is and has been to cooperate fully with Watergate investigation. Any President aide called before grand jury will be advised to appear by President]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(DC) [Acting chairperson Watergate committee Senator Howard BAKER - says White House statement hopeful sign. Feels Senate committee may be able to get President aides to testify.] [Senator Robert BYRD - says doctrine executive privilege can't be used to apply to John Dean's Watergate involvement.] In court Judge John Sirica postpones sentencing defendant James McCord. Defendant G. Gordon Liddy granted immunity from further prosecution, but still refuses to answer grand jury questions. [McCord attorney Gerald ALCH - says McCord will testify to whatever he can in case.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson Artist: Freda Reiter
- Donaldson, Sam;
- Jarriel, Tom;
- Smith, Howard K.
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