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Connally Indicted #477961

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 29, 1974
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(Studio) Former Secretary Treasury John Connally indicted on perjury, bribery, and conspiracy charges.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Watergate grand jury floorlady Ada Chapman turns over indictment against Connally and former dairy lobbyist Jake Jacobsen to Judge George Hart. Charges reviewed. President apparently not involved in dairy money controversy.
REPORTER: Carl Stern; No artist given

(Studio) Connally denies charges.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Houston, Texas) [CONNALLY - believes matter can be dealt with honestly and fairly in courts Denies all wrongdoing; believes he'll be totally vindicated.] Connally questioned about Jacobsen's testimony. [CONNALLY - doesn't know contents of Jacobsen's testimony. States he never recd. money from Jacobsen.] Connally's political career may be finished.
REPORTER: George Lewis (KPRC-TV)

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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