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Legislative vs Executive / Gray Hearings #469304

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1973
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(Studio) Executive and legislature back locking horns again.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) L. Pat. Gray in hearings on nomination as FBI chief different man than was few weeks ago. Gray formerly candid and open; Gray now secretive. Gray ordered by Attorney General Kleindienst to withdraw offer to let Senator see FBI files on Watergate investigation. Senator used details in files to reveal facts about case embarrassing to White House Gray also evasive on other questions. Senators Hart and Bayh critical of new Gray. [Senator Birch BAYH - says Mr. Flanigan muzzled by White House during Kleindienst hearings and now Kleindienst doing same thing to Gray.] Earlier Gray linked Nixon aides to Watergate bugging.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Artist: Stephen Cohen

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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