NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 31, 1977
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(Studio) John Sirica's retirement as full-time judge cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Report on Sirica's career, part in Watergate trials and plans. (Film of Sirica after last Watergate trial shown.) Sirica's work in Republican party, incl. campaigning 2 times for Richard Nixon's election, noted. [SIRICA - notes participation in Republican national committee and that people often forget this; also that fellow judges advised him to take Watergate cases. Talks about reasons for further investigations after 1st Watergate trial, fact that it led to White House and feelings with regard to involvement of Nixon White House Cites twice campaigning for Eisenhower and Nixon.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern