NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 12, 1974
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(Studio) Assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen testifies before House Judiciary Committee
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Capitol Hill) While Petersen acted as 1st Watergate prosecutor, he sent President regular reports with regard to prosecutors' investigation. Many believe Petersen told President too much. [Representative John SEIBERLING - describes testimony as dynamite.] [Attorney James ST. CLAIR - says Petersen's testimony favorable to President] [Representative David DENNIS - says parts favorable to President; other parts unfavorable.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - thinks Petersen's testimony fair, impartial and very important.] Charles Colson to be next witness. Final committee debate won't be carried by TV, according to chairperson Peter Rodino.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer
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