NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 26, 1973
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(Studio) President speaks to members of Seafarers' Union.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC)President discusses energy crisis with union members [NIXON - jokes about circumstances surrounding energy conservation plan. Believes United States can be independence of foreign energy sources by 1980 if need arises.] President uses sea metaphors in closing. [PRES. - insists as captain of ship, he won't jump ship. Ship will be brought safely into port.] President doesn't mention "Time" magazine story rpting Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski investigates possible illegal campaign contribution by Seafarers' Union to Nixon's `72 campaign. Dep. press secretary Gerald Warren admits special prosecutor's office leaked story. Former Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox also leaked story and was severely chastised. No such action taken against Jaworski.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw.