NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 09, 1973
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(Studio) McGeorge Bundy, adviser for President Kennedy and LBJ, testifies in Pentagon Papers trial that release of Papers could not have hurt American security.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Los Angeles, California) Defendant Daniel Ellsberg contends nothing he did could have helped enemy. Defense witness Sam. Adams, CIA researcher, testifies Army deliberately lied about enemy troop strength in 1968. Says Pentagon Papers information therefore useless to Communists Bundy testifies information released by Ellsberg and Anthony Russo couldn't have helped enemy because already known or outdated.
REPORTER: Don Oliver Artist: David Rose
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