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President / News Conference #472899

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 05, 1973
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(Studio) President questioned with regard to White House tapes and refusal to allow Judge John Sirica to view tapes. Refuses to define or comment on definitive ruling. Speaks about confidentiality.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) [NIXON - defends actions with regard to tapes on principle of confidentiality. To fight tape issue to bitter end.] President questioned with regard to tapes' contents. [NIXON - says own statements agree perfectly with tapes. Confidentiality must be main concern.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) President asked about possible financial profit made by selling property to friends Robert Abplanalp and Bebe Rebozo. President states security measures haven't improved land value. Nixon reacts to Middle E. and oil question.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) [NIXON - believes Israelis and Arabs both at fault. United States to influence both cntrys. to begin negotiations now.] President warns Arabs re: pol. pressure placed on United States by oil. United States oil mkts. may be lost by Arabs. President seems to be applying pressure to Israel to begin Middle E. negotiations.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) President refuses comment on Agnew probe.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard
Duration:
00:05:30

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