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Petersen / Silbert Confirmation Hearings #477273

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 19, 1974
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(Studio) Assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen defends Justice Department against charges of fumbling original Watergate investigation. Petersen appears at Senator Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearings for Earl Silbert. Silbert nomd. for United States attorney in DC; Silbert was prosecutor in original Watergate probe.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Petersen praises Watergate grand jury for naming President as co- conspirator in Watergate case. Senator Sam Ervin and Petersen argue over original Watergate investigation's thoroughness. [PETERSEN - defends original investigation.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern No artist given

Brokaw, Tom;
Stern, Carl

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