ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1973
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(Studio) Judge Matt. Byrne interrupts Pentagon Papers trial with dramatic announcement. Byrne says received Justice Department memo. stating 2 Watergate spys, E. Howard Hunt and Gordon Liddy, burglarized office Dan. Ellsberg's psychiatrist.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Los Angeles, California) Justice Department memo from chief Watergate prosecutor Earl Silbert says government received information 13 days ago that Liddy and Hunt broke in and took files from office Ellsberg's psychiatrist. Judge Byrne demands immediate investigation. [ELLSBERG - says isn't surprised at burglary. In eyes of those who work for Nixon, all law stops at White House fence.] Defense attys. maintain Ellsberg harassed by Hunt and Liddy as early as last May, hiring thugs to beat up Ellsberg and disrupt fund-raising rallies.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker Artist: Bill Lignante
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