ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 1973
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(Studio) Former White House aide John Ehrlichman goes before Senate subcommittee red. CIA involvement in Watergate scandal. Conflicts with earlier testimony.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Ehrlichman's testimony differs from Dep. CIA Director Vernon Walters and former Dep. Director Robert Cushman. Cushman says Ehrlichman called about Howard Hunt picking up equipment used in break-in Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office. [EHRLICHMAN - has no recollection of telephone call to Cushman.] Walters testified was sent to acting FBI director L. Patrick Gray to explain any FBI probe into Watergate money to hurt CIA operation. Ehrlichman says told Walters to give only facts to FBI on matter. Subcommittee chairperson John McClellan vows to find truth.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman