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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 11, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee has different ideas on what wiretap documents prove.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) [Representative Joshua EILBERG - says Kissinger or Alexander Haig issued wiretaps on employees of National Security Council, White House workers, and reporters He did take part in starting some of tapes. Positive proof exists.] [Representative Don EDWARDS - says no evidence he ordered wiretaps.]
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) Representative John Sieberling says evidence inconclusive. FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover wrote that Kissinger wanted something done to stop leaks. Resulted in 17 wiretaps. President attorney James Saint Clair tried to deliver brief defending Nixon on Watergate. Chairperson Peter Rodino refused to accept it until all evidence in.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

Brokaw, Tom;
Scherer, Ray

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