NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 1973
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(Studio) Pentagon Papers defendant Anthony Russo says Gens. Earl Wheeler and William Westmoreland may be called to testify.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Los Angeles, California) Director of Pentagon Papers task force Leslie Gelb appointed when Robert McNamara set up study in 1967. Gelb tells prosecutor David Nissen defendant Dan. Ellsberg talked about wanting to release Papers in 1969. Gelb tells defense attorney Charles Nessen that even before that Gelb himself had urged McNamara to make papers available to historians and researchers. Gelb also testifies he classed papers top secret off the top of his head, and that he really didn't know how government documents were classified.
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer
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