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House Judiciary Committee / Plumber's Unit / Kissinger News Conference #32214

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 06, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee hears evidence with regard to White House plumber's unit and its surveillance activities.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) President says wiretaps used to discover source of national security leaks. [Representative Robert DRINAN - abhors use of wiretaps.] [Representative Joshua EILBERG - thinks White House used taps for political espionage.] Secretary State Henry Kissinger's role with regard to wiretaps discussed. [EILBERG - reveals H.R. Haldeman used Kissinger's name for authority for tapes.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Kissinger holds news conference [KISSINGER - insists no direct recommendation made for wiretaps.] Kissinger discusses Syrian, Israeli disengagement and United States commitment. [KISSINGER - states United States has only made commitment to bring just and lasting peace to Mid. E.] President meets with man expected to be next king of Saudi Arabia.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Donaldson, Sam;
Kaplow, Herbert;
Smith, Howard K.

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