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White House Tapes / Rose Mary Woods #467901

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 27, 1973
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(Studio) 1 of White House tape recordings played publicly in Judge John Sirica's ctroom. No mention of Watergate on tape, but 18 minute gap present. President' personal secretary Rose Mary Woods testifies with regard to accidental erasure of tape.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Miss Woods explanation of tape erasure reviewed. Miss Woods doesn't believe she's responsible for 18 mins. of hum on tape obliterating all of President' conversation with H.R. Haldeman. Miss Woods demonstrates tape erasure for court, but flubs demonstration. Details given. Assistant prosecutor Jill Volner suggests Miss Woods didn't put hum on tape. Jill Volner visits Miss Woods' office this afternoon.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Questions exist with regard to Miss Woods' version of 18 minute tape gap, incling. foot pedal used to work tape machine.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Duplicate of Woods' tape machine shown. Workings of foot pedal described. Miss Woods' version of tape erasure restated. Another possible explanation for 18 minute gap outlined.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas;
Stern, Carl

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