NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 1972
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(DC) Group of Democrat govs. meet Monday to talk about overthrowing Democrat ntl. chairwoman Jean Westwood as part of anti-McGovern purge. Watergate bugging case goes to trial Wednesday Congress Econ. Committee will hold hearings on wage-price controls. Nixon will return from Florida and begin making changes in administration
REPORTER: Paul Duke
(Los Angeles, California) In Las Vegas, NV, Meyer Lansky will be arraigned. Accused of skimming money from Vegas gambling casinos. Lansky reputed to be underworld financial wizard forced to return from Israel where had taken sanctuary since 1970. In Chicago, Illinois, trial of Otto Kerner will begin. Charged with bribery and tax evasion growing out of sale of race track stock in Illinois. Kerner is former governor In Albuquerque, NM, and Phoenix, Arizona, US Civil Rights Commission begins hearings on plight of American Indians. In Fort Ord, California, trial of Billy Smith, accused of killing 2 American soldiers in Vietnam, goes to military jury.
REPORTER: Don Oliver
(West Berlin) West German Chancellor Willy Brandt and opponent Rainer Barzel will go into final week of campaigning before elections Sunday In Paris, France, regular session of Vietnam peace talks begins. Henry Kissinger nay arrive for secret talks on cease-fire agreement. In London, England, government will push for wage-price freeze for 90 days to fight inflation.
REPORTER: Robert Hager