NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 15, 1974
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(Studio) Former Attorney General, John Mitchell, takes stand and says not guilty of influence peddling on financier Robert Vesco's behalf.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) MITCHELL says feels fine about testifying in own behalf.] Assistant US Attorney, John Wing, cross-examines Mitchell. Mitchell says didn't know Vesco expected help with Securities and Exchange Commission in exchange for campaign contribution. Mitchell didn't think his talking to Securities and Exchange Commission chairperson on behalf of Vesco would influence case. Mitchell accidentally called Wing "Mr. Dean", his chief accuser. Codefendant, Maurice Stans, to testify later in week
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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