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Watergate Case #469972

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 26, 1973
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(Studio) New York City Bar Association asks Nixon to put outsider in charge of Watergate investigation. Lawyers concerned Justice Department cannot carry out impartial investigation of White House Transcripts secret grand jury testimony being sent to Justice Department official investigating White. House
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Watergate prosecutor Earl Silbert tells reporters Justice Department ofr. Henry Petersen has been getting secret grand jury testimony. Info. would be very useful to White House aides who will later be called to testify and may later be indicted. Nixon Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says President has ordered that aides not get information on testimony. Justice Department refuses to say if President getting substance of testimony. John Dean and H.R. Haldeman have not yet been called to testify.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) John Dean said by columnist Jack Anderson to have produced documents linking John Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman with cover-up of Watergate case. Nixon yesterday met with John Wilson, attorney for Haldeman and Ehrlichman, and today Wilson meets with grand jury prosecutor. More evidence produced today shows Nixon reelection committee rigged public opinion poll, and FBI says is no evidence of sabotage in crash of plane in which wife of Watergate spy Howard Hunt killed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:02:30

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