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Mitchell, Stans Trial Outcome / Effects #476391

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 28, 1974
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(Studio) Details of trial and its outcome follow.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(NYC) Details of jury's verdict and announcement reviewed. Mitchell and attorney Peter Fleming embrace upon hearing news, as do Maurice Stans and attorney Walter Bonner. [Prosecutor John WING - expresses disappointment in verdict.] [STANS - believes his confidence in God and American justice proved.] [MITCHELL - praises jury and American justice.] Defense attys. celebrate later. Verdict actually came as surprise to almost everyone.
REPORTER: Robert Hager; No artist given

(Studio) Mitchell, Stans trial not connected with Watergate, but its specter still hung over trial.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(DC) Washington, DC wonders if trial's outcome to have any effect on impeachment of President Differing opinions outlined.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) Republicans also anxious to know how verdict will affect party
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

(Houston, Texas) [Governor Ronald REAGAN - praises American system of justice and says he's glad to see John Mitchell and Maurice Stans cleared.] Questioned about trial's effect on President' problems. [REAGAN - believes more people now to withhold opinion till all evidence in and judicial system progresses.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) White House reaction to trial's outcome reviewed.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

Kalber, Floyd;
Hager, Robert;
Scherer, Ray

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