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Senate Watergate Committee / Final Report #31484

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 1974
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(Studio) Senate Watergate committee prepares to release final report on Watergate hearings June 30. Govt. funds used as lever to gain support for President
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Govt. contracts bartered to gain contributions for Nixon's reelection campaign. Watergate committee has documents to substantiate claim. Dep. director of Office of Management and Budget Fred. Malck wrote black vote-campaign memo; details given. Senate Watergate committee to recommend permanent special prosecutor be empowered to police ethics of future government contracting.

Gill, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry

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