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Watergate / President Comment #26826

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 02, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon's domestic adviser Melvin Laird told reporters last week Nixon wouldn't refute each witness' testimony at Senate Watergate hearings. White House announces President' plans for comment.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(California White House) No comment from President on Watergate scandal until 1st phase Senate committee hearings complete. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says President to speak after M.R. Haldeman, John Mitchell, John Ehrlichman, John Dean testimonies over. No word on delivery of President' Watergate comment. Lower level White House officials continue to discredit unfriendly witnesses at Watergate hearings. Fred Buzhardt's attempts to discredit John Dean probably unsuccessful.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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