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Watergate Hearings / Kalmbach #26766

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 17, 1973
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(Studio) Testimony conts. for former Nixon attorney Herbert Kalmbach at Senate Watergate committee hearings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Committee chairperson Sam Ervin questions Kalmbach on transcript of phone call on April 19 between Kalmbach and John Ehrlichman. Ehrlichman casts himself and M.R. Haldeman as men taken in by John Dean in fund-raising plan for Watergate defendants. [ERVIN - asks Kalmbach's ideas on John Dean's great persuasion to lead Haldeman and Ehrlichman astray. Ervin believes Haldeman and Ehrlichman looking for whipping boy for own actions.] Kalmbach reluctantly agrees. Kalmbach states he learned later money raised was used to help silence Watergate defendants.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

Reasoner, Harry;
Zimmerman, Bill

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