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Campaign `72 / Democratic Headquarters Break-In #466195

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 14, 1972
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(Studio) Democrats discover another bug in headquarters at Watergate building
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Democrats turn over bugged telephone to FBI. It was either overlooked when FBI checked offices after June incident, or it was placed there recently, or Democrats bugged own phone. [Democrat official Spencer OLIVER - apprehensive about using telephone now.]
REPORTER: Peter Hackes

(Studio) Nixon campaign financial chairperson Maurice Stans files $5 million libel suit against McGovern campaign chairperson Lawrence O'Brien for implicating him in Watergate scandal. Vice President Spiro Agnew discusses Democrat charges in Democrat headquarters break-in.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [AGNEW - says Democrats are trying to perpetuate dead issue. Says no high level Republican involved in incident. Assumes, if there are no indictments, no one is involved.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Chancellor, John;
Hackes, Peter;
Nessen, Ron

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