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White House Tapes / Sirica Courtroom. #467792

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 1973
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(Studio) White House discloses 18 minute segment of critically important subpoenaed tape is inaudible. Conversation involves President, H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman 3 days after Watergate break-in. Judge John Sirica requests subpoenaed White House tapes be turned over to him immediately.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) White House cnsl. J. Fred Buzhardt makes announcement to Judge Sirica's court Buzhardt explains discovery. Prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste requests Sirica take charge of tapes. [BUZHARDT - states missing segment impt. but not of bombshell significance.] [BEN-VENISTE - says potentiality for obstruction of justice exists, but prosecution isn't prejudging.]
REPORTER: Gordon Graham; No artist given

(Studio) White House version of tape irregularity outlined. Nixon knew of tape's existence, but no mention to Associated Press editors or Republican govs. occurred.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Memphis, Tennessee) [Tennessee Governor Winfield DUNN - states President asked if more Watergate bombshells exist and President insists, to his knowledge,

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Graham, Gordon
Duration:
00:05:30

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