NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1973
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(Studio) John Caulfield chief witness today. McCord testimony recalled. Caulfield admits messenger role for John Dean. McCord ploy re: wiretapped phones in embassies noted by Caulfield. [CAULFIELD - reads statement with regard to conversation with McCord, include executive clemency, wiretaps, use of President Nixon's name.] [Audience laughs.] [CAULFIELD - continues reading testimony with regard to Dean's instructions. Denies personal knowledge of Nixon involvement. Notes his belief John Erlichman was informed.] McCord testimony for today reviewed. CIA involvement charge noted; also Gerald Alch reported statement with regard to CIA head James Schlesinger "going along." Alch vehemently denies. McCord fear of prison, fear of being murdered there noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor