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Gray Hearings / Dean and Watergate Case #469192

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 1973
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(Studio) Senator Judiciary Committee has invited president attorney John Dean to testify at hearings with regard to confirmation L. Pat. Gray as FBI chief. Nixon has invoked exec. privilege and says Dean can't testify.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [NIXON - invites Senator to take case to courts if wants to do so.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) As result of Nixon stand, Gray confirmation in jeopardy. 3 mbrs. Senate committee which will investigate Watergate bugging discuss issue of exec. privilege.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Senator Sam ERVIN - says committee will subpoena witnesses and ask that they be judged in contempt Congress for refusing to appear or answer questions.] [Senator Lowell WEICKER - says executive privilege supposed to be based on national interests. National interest best served if Watergate bugging investigated thoroughly.] [Senator Howard BAKER - says Dean connection with Watergate case must be explored.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Chancellor, John

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