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Senate Watergate Hearings- Commentary #902243

CBS Special for Thursday, May 24, 1973

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  • Anchors Nelson Benton and George Herman summarize the previous day's testimony.

  • Herman announces that Senator William O. Mills of Maryland has died, apparently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound following allegations that he received illegal contribution from the Campaign to Re-elect the President.

  • Commercials are aired for which only the beginning of the first and end of the last are shown.

  • Benton states that Gerald Alch, James McCord's former attorney, will be today's first witness.

  • Reporter Daniel Schorr comments from outside the courtroom.

  • Sen. Howard Baker makes statement to the press.

  • Benton announces that proceedings are about to begin.

  • Reporter(s):
    Schorr, Daniel

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