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Watergate / Haldeman, Ehrlichman #26034

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 03, 1973
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(Studio) M.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman appear before grand jury.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Ehrlichman brushes past reporters at his home. Haldeman greets reporters en route to grand jury. [HALDEMAN - pledges full cooperation with investigating authorities.] John Wilson, lawyer, says no fear that pair will be convicted. Haldeman and campaign espionage funds noted. Neither man expected to invoke 5th Amendment. White House secretary delivers papers to Haldeman and Ehrlichman with regard to executive privilege, from Leonard Garment. Privilege prevents testimony with regard to conversations with President and national security. Pentagon Papers as factor, and E. Howard Hunt, G. Gordon Liddy, noted. Ehrlichman quoted with regard to telling FBI of burglary of Daniel Ellsberg's psychiatrist.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson Artist: Freda Reiter

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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