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and his summaries made available.

5. Transcripts and summaries made available under these conditions will also be made available in other court proceedings under appropriate process.

6. This arrangement applies only to tapes and transcripts and summaries thereof. Nothing herein shall preclude the assertion of executive or other privilege against efforts to obtain other evidence, written or oral.

PHILIP B. KURLAND EDWARD I. ROTHSCHILD

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WESTERN UNION

OCTOBER 22, 1973

TO: MRS. PAT SHORE C/O SENATOR SAM ERVIN OLD SENATE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON, D. C.

Please get the following to Senator Ervin:

It is out suggestion that the following interpretation of the agreement between the President and the Senate Select Committee be publicly announced jointly or by the White House:

1. Verbatim transcripts of the actual tapes dealing with matters within the purview of the Senate Select Committee will be turned over to the Senate Select Committee.

2. Verbatim transcripts of the actual tapes dealing with matters within the purview of the special prosecution will be turned over to the special prosecution.

3. Senator Stennis will prepare and deliver to Judge Sirica a list by subject matter only of the tapes as to which transcripts are not made available.

4. Senator Stennis will work out with Judge Sirica the mechanics of transcribing tapes that contain matters relevant to the Senate inquiry or to the investigation of the special prosecution as well as other non-relevant or national security matters. To the extent that the relevant matter can be transcribed without the irrelevant or national security matters, such transcripts will also be made available; to the extent that relevant matter cannot be separately transcribed, it will be summarized by Senator Stennis

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and his summaries made available.

5. Transcripts and summaries made available under these conditions will also be made available in other court proceedings under appropriate process.

6. This arrangement applies only to tapes and transcripts and summaries thereof. Nothing herein shall preclude the assertion of executive or other privilege against efforts to obtain other evidence, written or oral.

PHILIP B. KURLAND EDWARD I. ROTHSCHILD

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S. Res. 181

In the Senate of the United States

October 10, 1973.

Whereas the Senate finds:

1. That a criminal case entitled United States of America vs. John N. Mitchell, Maurice Stans, and others, which is numbered 73 Cr. 439 (LPG) and which involved a campaign contribution for $250,000 allegedly made by Robert Vesco, is pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York;

2. That Senator Sam J. Ervin, Jr., (who is hereafter called Senator Ervin), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee (which is hereafter called the Select Committee), has been served with three subpoenas issued by a deputy clerk of said Disctict Court upon the application of John N. Mitchell and Maurice Stans commanding him to appear before said District Court at Foley Square, room 906, in the city of New York on October 23, 1973, at 10 o'clock a.m. to testify in the aforesaid criminal case and to bring with him various things allegedly in the possession of the Select Committee, which are described in the several subpoenas;

3. That the things mentioned in the first subpoena are described in it as follows: "All records, tape recordings, notes, memoranda of conversations, interviews or testimony in executive session of the Committee conducted by Com-

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mittee members, counsel, or staff of John W. Dean, III, which relate in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to the following: (a) The $250,000 contribution from Robert Vesco; (b) That portion of the SEC investigation bearing on the $250,000 contribution; and (c) Dealings with the SEC, Department of Justice, United States Attorney - Southern District of New York";

4. That the things mentioned in the second subpoena are described in it as follows: "All records, tape recordings, notes, memoranda of conversations, interviews or testimony in executive session of the Committee conducted by Committee members, counsel, or staff of Hugh Sloan which relate in whol or in part, directly or indirectly to the following: (a) The $250,000 contribution from Robert Vesco; (b) That portion of the SEC investigation bearing on the $250,000 contribution; and (c) Dealigns with the SEC, Department of Justice, United States Attorney - Southern District of New York.";

5. That the things mentioned in the third subpoena are described in it as follows: "All reports, files, records, notes, memoranda, and other tangible evidence of contributions, donations or gifts in excess of $1,000 made to all candidates in the 1972 Presidential Campaign of either the Republican or the Democratic Party, including but not limited to primaries, which specify or relate to the following: (a) The names and addresses of the contributions and recipients; (b) The dates of all such contributions; and (c) The manner of payment of such contributions, whether it be by a check, cash, security or some other form of payment.";

6. That Senator Ervin believes it is the duty of all persons to cooperate with the courts in the administration of criminal justice, and for this reason asks the Senate for

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