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Watergate Hearings #25922

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 1973
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(Studio) Gerald Alch, James McCord's former attorney ,testifies at Watergate hearings in direct contradiction to some of McCord's statements.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [ALCH - says never tried to get McCord to testify in his trial that CIA was involved in Watergate scandal. Says never told McCord he could forge his CIA personnel records with cooperation of then acting CIA director James Schlesinger. Says in conversation with McCord's attorney, Bernard Fensterwald, Fensterwald told him he and McCord were out to get the President] [FENSTERWALD - denies Alch's testimony that he and McCord were out to discredit Nixon.] [McCORD - says hopes to get opportunity to testify to Senate committee again to refute Alch's testimony.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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