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Kissinger News Conference / Oil Embargo / Plumbers' Unit #28286

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 1974
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(Studio) Israeli parliament approves Egyptian-Israeli disengagement plan worked out by Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Egyptian President Sadat thinks Arabs must make change toward US; Arab oil embargo against United States may have triggered statement.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Secretary Kissinger broadly hints at end to Arab oil embargo. [KISSINGER - believes refusal to lift embargo highly inappropriate.] Kissinger expects embargo to end within month. In news conf., Kissinger mentions White House plumber's unit. David Young probed leak from National Security Council to Jack Anderson and joint chiefs of staff. Kissinger admits hearing tape of interrogation, conducted by plumber's David Young, of Admiral Robert Welander, former liaison officer from joint chiefs of staff to National Security Council [KISSINGER - insists he knew nothing of investigation into leaks. Insists he didn't participate in interrogation.]
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:10

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