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Watergate Cover-up Trial #29866

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 27, 1974
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(Studio) Defense and prosecution end final arguments. Prosecutor James Neal gets last word in brief rebuttal.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Neal's rebuttal outlined. Judge John Sirica excuses jury till Monday; deliberation begins then. Best guesses for outcome of trial reviewed. Probably Mrs. Ruth Gould and Marjorie Milbourn to vote for conviction and possibly lead others in same direction. Defendants hope for hung jury; hope rests on John Hoffar. Neither side sure about Thelma Wells' feelings. Jury has grown more independent with each passing day.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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