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Senate Judiciary Committee / Silbert Confirmation Hearings #31965

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 19, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee holds confirmation hearing for Earl Silbert, original Watergate prosecutor. Silbert seeking post of United States attorney for DC. Senator Sam Ervin sits on committee ; Watergate among topics discussed at hearing Committee questions assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Ervin questions Petersen about his investigation of President' aides in Watergate matter. Exchange between Ervin and Petersen reviewed. [PETERSEN - insists Ervin's accusations with regard to original Watergate probe false.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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