SENATE WATERGATE HEARINGS: BUTTERFIELD TESTIMONY (TV)

Summary

(This portion begins and ends abruptly.) Live coverage of the appearance of Alexander Butterfield before the Senate Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities. Responding to Chief Minority Counsel Fred Thompson, Butterfield details his duties during his White House tenure,1969-73 and describes the White House taping system, installed in the spring of 1971. Responding to Chief Counsel Sam Dash, Butterfield says all of President Richard M. Nixon's telephone calls from the Oval Office, Camp David, and other locations were taped. Also includes various exchanges with or comments by the following senators: Howard Baker, Jr. (R-Tenn.), Herman Talmadge (D-Ga.), Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii), Joseph Montoya (D-N.M.), Lowell Weicker (R-Conn.), Sam Ervin, Jr. (D-N.C.), and Edward Gurney (R-Fla.).

Details

  • NETWORK: ABC
  • DATE: July 16, 1973 Monday PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 1:01:12
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T78:0225
  • GENRE: News
  • SUBJECT HEADING: U S - Officials - Talk/Interviews
  • SERIES RUN: ABC - TV, 1973
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CREDITS

    • Fred Thompson
    • Richard M. Nixon
    • Lowell Weicker
    • Herman Talmadge
    • Edward Gurney
    • Alexander Butterfield
    • Daniel Inouye
    • Howard Baker
    • Joseph Montoya
    • Sam Dash
    • Sam Ervin