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Watergate Indictments / White House Reaction #475518

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 01, 1974
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(Studio) Criminal indictments returned against H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, John Mitchell, Charles Colson, Kenneth Parkinson, Robert Mardian, Gordon Strachan. Charges against each reviewed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Grand jury foreman presents indictment and sealed report to Judge John Sirica. Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski estimates trials stemming from indictments to last 3-4 mos.

(Studio) Possibly President may have been involved in Watergate cover-up. Judge John Sirica to go over grand jury evidence that may or may not support President
REPORTER: Gordon Graham; No artist given John Chancellor

(DC) March meeting between President and H.R. Haldeman discussed in light of President' possible role in Watergate cover-up. Haldeman's testimony before Senate Watergate committee reviewed with regard to conversation in question. Senator Howard Baker questioned Haldeman in depth on matter. Grand jury disagrees with Haldeman's testimony. Last August 22, during press conference President says Haldeman's explanation of March conversation correct.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) President' reaction to Watergate indictments outlined.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) Press spokesperson Gerald Warren reports President glad to see judicial system moving into action. President refuses further comment. President remains out of sight today.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Graham, Gordon;
Stern, Carl

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