NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 21, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Background to Watergate tapes' availability recalled; Dick Tuck's possession of copies of tapes and broadcast of them today announced. Details given. [H. R. HALDEMAN, Richard NIXON - discuss using Vernon Walters of CIA to halt FBI investigation of Watergate; tapes transcribed on screen. Various political figs. of that time are incld. in the conversation.] Efforts by Nixon's attys. to halt broadcast of tapes and to have National Archives and Justice Department investigate situation noted.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
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