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Ellsberg Pol. Espionage #471599

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 25, 1973
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(Studio) Some documents from White House in Watergate's committee 's possession say campaign against Ellsberg planned that would have had political ramifications.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) Memo written 10 days before burglary suggested dirt digging to make Ellsberg and assocs. look bad. Memo written by White House plumber unit member David Young and addressed to Ehrlichman. Pol. damaging material to Ellsberg to be incrd. to tie in high Democrats White House may have been more interested in pols. than spy ring. If so, burglary had no ntl. security justification.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:01:10

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