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Colson Sentenced #477328

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 21, 1974
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(Studio) Former White House cnsl. Charles Colson sentenced to 1-3 years in jail and fined $5000 for role in Ellsberg break-in case.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Colson says he disseminated damaging evidence against Daniel Ellsberg under President' orders. Judge Gerhard Gesell hands down sentence. [COLSON - insists he'll work for Jesus Christ inside or outside prison.] Colson's statement with regard to Ellsberg slander damaging to President
REPORTER: Carl Stern No artist given

(White House) White House worried but no comments come from there. Dep. press secretary Gerald Warren's responds to questions from press outlined. White House communications director Ken Clawson insists House Judiciary Committee and Senate Watergate committee commit same crime as Colson-leaking uncomplimentary material about another person.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Kiker, Douglas;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:04:20

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