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Colson Pleads Guilty #477473

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 03, 1974
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(Studio) Former special cnsl., Charles Colson, pleads guilty to obstruction of justice charge in Ellsberg break-in case and plans to testify for prosecution in other Watergate trials.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Impact of plea discussed. Assoc. prosecutor William Merrill enters plea. Action surprised everyone. [MERRILL - says prosecutors plan to question Colson extensively; topics considered.] [COLSON - regrets his part in Ellsberg defamation; plans to testify in Watergate trials.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern No artist given

(Studio) Judge Gerhard Gesell again warns President he must turn over materials subpoenaed for use in Ellsberg break-in trial or be responsible for its dismissal.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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