CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT: THE WATERGATE HEARINGS {EHRLICHMAN TESTIMONY} (TV)

Summary

This "CBS News Special Report" summarizes the day's testimony of former presidential aide John Ehrlichman before the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities. Ehrlichman makes his opening statement, John Hart and Dan Rather profile his career, resignation from President Richard M. Nixon's staff, and possible involvement in illegal activities. Ehrlichman's testimony continues and Majority counsel Sam Dash asks questions about the "plumbers" unit and the Pentagon Papers theft by Daniel Ellsberg. Chairman Sen. Sam Ervin and Minority counsel Fred Thompson question Ehrlichman, a clip of testimony of Nixon counsel Herbert Kalmbach is shown. Sen. Howard Baker poses questions about White House knowledge of the Watergate break-in and cover-up.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: July 24, 1973 Tuesday 10:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:00:00
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0372
  • GENRE: News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: U S - Officials - Talk/Interviews
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV, 1973
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CREDITS

    • John Hart........ Reporter
    • Dan Rather........ Reporter
    • Daniel Schorr........ Reporter
    • Lesley Stahl........ Reporter
    • Richard M. Nixon
    • Fred Thompson
    • Herbert Kalmbach
    • John Ehrlichman
    • Howard Baker
    • Daniel Ellsberg
    • Sam Dash
    • Sam Ervin