ABC Evening News for Friday, May 04, 1973
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(Studio) Gallup poll indicates 50% Americans believe Nixon took part in effort to cover up Watergate scandal. 43% feel Nixon didn't tell whole truth in recent speech on Watergate, and 40% feel he knew of bugging in advance.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) [John EHRLICHMAN - says press responsible for Gallup poll statistics.] [M.R. HALDEMAN - says when truth known everything will be satisfactorily cleared up.] Haldeman and Ehrlichman talk with Senate Watergate committee today. Meanwhile former aide John Dean talks with Senator Lowell Weicker about Watergate. Weicker then talks with Senators Sam Ervin and Howard Baker, who agree Dean should testify to Senate Watergate committee at earliest possible date. Dean says fears for his life.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Florida White House) [Press Secretary, Ronald ZIEGLER - announces General Alexander Haig will replace M.R. Haldeman. [MAIG - says is pleased with new job.] Former Deputy Defense Secretary David Packard may succeed Elliot Richardson as Defense Secretary
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
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