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Watergate Case #469871

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 20, 1973
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(Studio) Former Attorney General John Mitchell testifies before grand jury investigating Watergate case. Admits he heard of plans to bug Democrat headquarters Was approached on subject by John Dean and Jeb Magruder. Says he flatly rejected bugging plans.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [MITCHELL - says never approved any bugging plans, never met any Water- gate defendants and never handled any money in that connection.] Jeb Magruder said to have made most of the accusations about Mitchell.
REPORTER: Robert McCormick

(Studio) James McCord files suit against Nixon reelection committee
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) McCord says his bugging activities controlled by Jeb Magruder and G. Gordon Liddy with approval Maurice Stans and Hugh Sloan. Magruder was deputy to Mitchell and has implicated him in bugging.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Nixon tells cabinet to cooperate with Watergate investigation to fullest extent. Presently, most of Nixon's closet associates in administration implicated in scandal. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst says disqualifies himself from bugging investigation because close friends and associates involved.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
McCormick, Robert;
Stern, Carl

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