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White House Tape Erasures / Hearing Ends #28219

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 18, 1974
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(Studio) Judge John Sirica recommends case involving White House tapes' erasures be turned over to grand jury.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Nixon's new attorney James Saint Clair prepares to cross-examine 6 mbrs. of electronics experts team. Former Nixon lawyer J. Fred Buzhardt admits 2 more gaps exist; details given. Aide Stephen Bull testifies again re: White House tapes, Rose Mary Woods and President [BULL - denies erasing any tapes himself. Expresses surprise at learning more gaps exist.] [BUZHARDT - insists gaps are actually normal pauses in dictation.] Saint Clair begins cross-examination of expert Dr. Richard Bolt. Prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste objects to Saint Clair's line of questioning. Sirica turns case over to special prosecutor Leon Jaworski for grand jury investigation.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher; ARTIST: No artist given

Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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