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Watergate Sentences Reduced / Mitchell, Haldeman and Ehrlichman / Sirica #491151

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 04, 1977
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(Studio) Judge John Sirica reduces sentences of 3 top Watergate prisoners; says fact that Richard Nixon got no sentence had nothing to do with it.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Sirica has tapes of 3, asking for reduced sentences, played in court (Audio tapes played.) [MITCHELL - is remorseful.] [EHRLICHMAN - abdicated moral judgement at time.] [HALDEMAN - is sorry for actions.] Sirica cuts sentences to 1-4 years; Ehrlichman could be paroled at end of mo. and Haldeman and Mitchell next June.
REPORTER: Carl Stern Unsigned sketches

Brinkley, David;
Stern Carl

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