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Watergate Hearings / Strachan #471560

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 23, 1973
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(Studio) Former assistant to M.R. Haldeman, Gordon Strachan, testifies before Senate Watergate committee Strachan says he informed Haldeman of Liddy espionage plan in memo. After burglars caught in Watergate, Strachan destroyed Liddy plan and other documents at Haldeman's direction.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) [STRACHAN - admits shredding plans and documents on Haldeman's orders.] [Cnsl. Sam DASH - questions if Strachan took action on own initiative or believed he was following Haldeman's orders.] [STRACHAN - replies he followed Haldeman's directions.] [Cnsl. Fred. THOMPSON - asks if Haldeman's request could be to destroy documents or find other incriminating documents.] [STRACHAN - states he assumed 1 action when instruction given.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Strachan says many phones equipped with telephone taps in White House Tells of other White House stories incling. giving money to Fred. LaRue from secret White House fund for use in Watergate scandal.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John

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