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and it had a condition which at least partial integrationwhich would preclude them from making any sort of sober judgment on the issues that confront thiscountry i think that it is important that the american people nowhis politicalcampaign and i think thisis ridiculous the resolutioninnineteen seventy twosingapore's gleaming
today was the day that john erlichman didn't complete his testimony putting the select committeeeven further behind schedule and today was that evidence suggested that the committee thatantony us what's the white house private eye first the laws of potentialdemocratic candidates performed a legitimate service helping the electorate know of anydefects in the character of candidates today also eloquent detail hisinvestigation of the watergate situation in april the former white house domestic aids as heconcluded that jeb magruder participated in the breaking point but the presidentiallawyer barbara combat who furnished funds to the watergate defendants acted in goodfaith and ehrlichman concluded joan didion didn't really tell a president the wholestory at a meeting in late march describing is just to monitor the contrary thequestions raised a few days ago about national security hadn't been resolved and once again thecommittee and so we were with more new questions than answersas you will say it was a different date for john ehrlichman to the eye he was finally aeson
detail relevant questions about watergate and his possible involvement in its cover upjack murphy of the georgetown university law center and watch tennis are with us nowjack what specific points would you advise people to watch for tonight jim we got away fromtraditional suggestion of it was about that particular attention of picketers washis examination with a pinpoint questioning of the critical readings of march twenty first twenty secondof this year the point mr solomon rothman being in the president somelike will follow that with fascinating detail about meeting between mr haldeman ehrlichmanmr helms and gemma watters back in june of nineteen seventy two and inaddition he will give you some sense of the way the white house view acting director petraeus well asboys march of this year prior to the great departure from post in april twentyseven but that was semi three families on urban will fascinate youraudience with his notions of the possible presidential responsibility for interference from grand jurydeliberations that was responsible for the break in thank you that
he will be back at the close of the match brought broadcast to discuss always more detail ofthe job of that time apart mom out onto prize winning investigative reporter the mournersand former special consultant to president nixonas professor murphy indicated a former aide to the president was pressed on severalfronts today to help you watch those hearings and that's our by arguing guide tothe hearings in the first hour john erlichman begins to detail is watergateinvestigation for the white house to announce he gave the committee he says he was told it was jebmagruder was pushing gordon liddy for more intelligence information he says in april of thisyear he learned that howard hunt had supplied a florida project or three bottles and reviewsdirty tricks they're number twoblanket immunity for all white house staffers andehrlichman says when the top of martin's from there was not a scintilla of a mention of shreddingdocuments from <unk> was also an hour senator bernie questions
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1973 Watergate Hearings
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Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer anchor gavel-to-gavel coverage of day 30 of the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings. In today's hearing, John Ehrlichman testifies.
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