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Watergate / Cox #26807

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 19, 1973
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(Studio) Special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox busy with own Watergate investigation.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Cox makes secret visit to Capitol Hill but has no comment for reporters Cox meets with Stuart Symington. Symington conducts probe of possible CIA involvement in Watergate affair and gives Cox assurance he will give Cox information developed in case. This afternoon, letter from Cox to Judge John Sirica mistakenly read aloud in circuit court Asks for new grand jury. Letter read while deputy prosecutor James Neal presents sealed evidence against Gordon Strachan to Judge Sirica. Cox's request for new grand jury means he expects Watergate to drag on after end of this year Present grand jury expires at year's end and apparently Cox wants own grand jury to be with him throughout all Watergate hearings.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Carolyn Landon

Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David

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