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Ellsberg Break-In / Watergate #488302

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1976
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(Studio) Washington, DC appeals court upholds convictions of John Ehrlichman and G. Cordon Liddy for burglary of Dan. Ellsberg's psychiatrist's office. Convictions of burglars Bernard Barker and Eugenio Martinez were reversed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Ehrlichman may have to begin serving sentence even if he appeals to Supreme Court His appeal for main Watergate conviction to be decided before year is up. Court says Ehrlichman-, not Richard Nixon, okayed Ellsberg break-in. Court says burglars deserved new trial on question of whether they thought break-in was legal.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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