NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1973
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(Studio) At White House, press briefing attempts to explain day's events.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(White House) President's chief of staff Alexander Haig and lawyer Charles A. Wright explain Nixon's position. President forced to change original decision because of political pressure. [WRIGHT - states former Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox's reaction to tapes' compromise set off trauma around Washington, DC resulting in President's capitulation.] Senate Watergate committee appeals ruling with regard to access to White House tapes to higher court President on way to Camp David, MD, to prepare speech to nation.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
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