Search the Archive

Watergate Hearings / Buchanan #27908

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Senate Watergate hearings begin "dirty tricks" phase of investigation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Former Nixon speech writer Pat Buchanan appears before Watergate committee [BUCHANAN - insists he had no involvement in, or knowledge of sabotage campaign against Senator Edmund Muskie or other Democrats in `72 election.] [Majority cnsl. Sam DASH - reads Buchanan memo re: Muskie treatment during `72 election.] [BUCHANAN - explains reference in memo jokingly.] Buchanan draws fine line between pranks and dirty tricks. [BUCHANAN - relates several prankish tricks originated by Democrat Dick Tuck. Believes many Republican acts against Democrats were no more than pranks.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.