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Watergate Civil Suit / Executive Privilege #470410

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 23, 1973
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(Studio) Democrats have filed civil suits against Republicans in wake Watergate case. H.R. Haldeman made deposition yesterday and frequently invoked executive privilege. John Ehrlichman today seems more cooperative.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) In recent Watergate speech Nixon set up new guidelines under which exec. privilege cannot be invoked when question involves possible crime. New guidelines responsible for Ehrlichman's cooperation in court today. [EHRLICHMAN - says answered all questions asked.] [Democrat attorney Sheldon COHEN - says Haldeman frequently invoked executive privilege yesterday.]
REPORTER: John Cochran

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John

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