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Watergate Indictments / Colson / Democrats / Congressional Reaction #30453

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 01, 1974
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(Studio) Former chief of staff H.R. Haldeman and former adviser John Ehrlichman refuse to comment on indictments. Charles Colson agrees to comment.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [COLSON - insists he's always served cntry.; conscience clear; innocence to be established.] Colson anxious to reveal more to reporters, but Judge Sirica' gag rule prevents action.
REPORTER: Bill Gill

(Studio) Chairperson Democratic national committee Robert Strauss interrupts meeting to announce Watergate indictments. Congress reaction reviewed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Most comments from Congress guarded. [Senator Howard BAKER - states indictments don't establish guilt or innocence.] [Senator Chas. PERCY - believes Judge Sirica should turn over any evidence helpful to impeachment probe to House Judiciary Committee] [Senator George McGOVERN - wishes Americans had known Watergate information before `72 election; outcome might have been different.]
REPORTER: Bob Clark

(Studio) Today's indictments bring number charged in Watergate and related events to 37.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Gill, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:04:20

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