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Watergate Case #25948

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 24, 1973
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(Studio) John Caulfield, involved in Watergate scandal, resigns post at Treasury Department
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Former acting FBI chief L. Pat. Gray confirms to Senator John McClellan's appropriations subcommittee that he tried to warn Nixon last July 6 that White House aides trying to use FBI and CIA in Watergate cover-up. [McCLELLAN - reads Gray's statement that H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman tried to get CIA, through CIA deputy chief Vernon Walters, to slow down FBI's Watergate investigation.] After warning Nixon told Gray to continue his Watergate investigation. While Gray testifying, aides Haldeman and Ehrlichman filing depositions in Democrat suits against Nixon reelection committee with regard to campaign contribution by Robert Vesco and SEC investigation of that contribution.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill

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