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Senate Howard Baker #471826

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 06, 1973
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(Studio) Senator Howard Baker believes Press should make some public announcement about Watergate scandal. Watergate brings Baker from relative obscurity to possible candidate for President in 1976.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Huntsville, Tennessee) Youthful charm and probing questions during Watergate hearings force Baker into limelight and talk of President in 1976. [BAKER - says doesn't feel that presidency is possibility so doesn't think about that when looks at White House] Baker unwinds in Huntsville with good talk, tennis, trailbikes. [BAKER - believes presidency is remote idea and won't allow himself to think about it now.] Reporter comments on irony of Baker possibly emerging as strong Republican leader out of Watergate wreckage.

Duke, Paul;
Utley, Garrick

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