ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 07, 1973
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(Studio) Last week L. Pat. Gray disclosed in Senate confirmation hearings that FBI files on Watergate case were passed on to White House attorney John Dean. White House today denies files used to prepare witnesses for questioning before grand jury. Senator continues questioning Gray.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Senator Robert Byrd leads attack on Gray. Gray admits FBI interviews with 3 employees Nixon reelection committee who asked to talk without Republican attys. present were later turned over to White House attorney John Dean. Gray testifies about speech he made for Nixon in Ohio during election campaign. Gray also says he was mist&ken when he testified that FBI plan to interview Martha Mitchell vetoed by John Mitchell. Gray says talked about Watergate case on several occasions with White House domestic advisor John Ehrlichman. Senator now wants to question Dean about Watergate, but President likely to prevent this.
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Freda Reiter
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