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Confirmation Hearings / Haig #273723

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 09, 1981
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(Studio) Alexander Haig's testimony at his confirmation hearings today quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Haig's confirmation hearing featured; films shown. His response to question with regard to Richard Nixon's release of Watergate tapes noted. [HAIG - addresses committee ] Unsuccessful effort by committee Democrats to get subpoena issued for Watergate tapes outlined. [Senator Howard BAKER - comments.] Haig's testimony with regard to role in Nixon administration cited. [HAIG - comments.] Haig's performance noted coming after rehearsals with attorney Joseph Califano; his position on various issues outlined on screen, discussed. [HAIG - addresses committee ] Efforts to get Haig confirmed by inaugural day noted. [HAIG - addresses Senator Gary Hart.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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