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Watergate Pardon #290301

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1983
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(Studio) 2nd Watergate figure reported receiving pardon; 1st pardon recalled given Richard Nixon.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Miami, Florida) Eugenio Martinez's role in Watergate break-in recalled; films shown. [1974, MARTINEZ - will continue legal action to free self.] Community's praise of Martinez noted. [MARTINEZ - feels deceived by White House] Pol. implications of Martinez's pardon for other Watergate figs. and for President Reagan's pursuit of Hispanic votes noted.
REPORTER: Charles Gomez

(Studio) Reagan said denying pardons to Watergate figs. E. Howard Hunt and Jeb Magruder; details given. Martinez's partners Frank Sturgis and Bernard Barker said possibly seeking pardon again. Reagan noted visiting Miami for Cuban celebration in 10 days.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Gomez, Charles;
Schieffer, Bob

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