NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 1972
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(Studio) John Lawrence, Washington, DC bureau chief for Los Angeles "Times", jailed for refusal to reveal confidential sources in Watergate pretrial hearing; refusing tapes to Judge John Sirica. Reporter freed pending appeal.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Situation detailed. Alfred Baldwin interview at issue. Lawyer Timothy Dyk takes exception, on 1st amendment grounds. John Lawrence refuses tapes, is arrested. Freed for hearing tomorrow. Press freedom undermining said feared. Court holds to rts. of defendants.
REPORTER: Paul Duke Artist: Stephen Cohen
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