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Watergate Case #469990

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 27, 1973
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(DC) [Acting FBI chief William RUCKELSHAUS - says Nixon will insist on thorough Watergate investigation.]

(Studio) After Watergate bugging acting FBI chief L. Pat. Gray attended White House meeting with President aides John Dean and John Ehrlichman. At that time was given envelopes containing material taken from safe of convicted Watergate spy E. Howard Hunt. Material concerned phony evidence against John F. Kennedy and material on Edward Kennedy and Chappaquiddick incident. Ehrlichman says didn't know contents of envelopes which he instructed Gray to burn and which Gray did dispose of.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Gray quits post at FBI after having told Senator Lowell Weicker, a friend, of having destroyed FBI evidence.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Jeb Magruder, former Nixon campaign official and then Commerce Department official also resigns.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) Reports say President aides John Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman will remain at White House unless indicted by Watergate grand jury. John Dean may be in more trouble with President
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) John Dean's position in Watergate case complex.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Dean says Ehrlichman and Haldeman tried to force him to resign over Watergate. Dean says for mos. he gave information on Watergate to Ehrlichman and Haldeman to be transmitted to Nixon. Finally decided Nixon wasn't getting all information and so approached Nixon directly on subject. At this point second Watergate investigation was launched by President
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas;
Stern, Carl;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:06:20

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