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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 1973
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(Studio) Special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski attends Attorney General designate William Saxbe's confirmation hearings.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Questions concentrate on independence of special prosecutor's office. Senator Robert Byrd stands before Jaworski and Saxbe as each vows to maintain independence of office. [SAXBE - insists Jaworski to have complete independence.] [JAWORSKI - jokingly says he would bring Saxbe before Congress committee if independence becomes sore point.] Committee to hear from acting Attorney General Robert Bork.
REPORTER: Robert McCormick; No artist given

(Studio) Senate decides to set aside moves to name another special Watergate prosecutor; Jaworski safe. Jaworski's background outlined. Special prosecutor's skill at new job undeniable.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
McCormick, Robert

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