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Watergate Case / Cox #25882

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 21, 1973
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(Studio) Senator seems to approve Attorney General designate Elliot Richardson's choice of Archibald Cox as special Watergate investigator.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) In response to question from Senator Robert Byrd, Cox says he will pursue Watergate investigation fully, regardless of who is involved. [COX - says will insist on independence in investigating case.] [RICHARDSON - says will not try to second guess Cox in his investigation.] Senators Edward Kennedy and Hugh Scott approve appointment of Cox. Richardson now expected to win easy approval as Attorney General
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Freda Reiter

Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry

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