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Clinton / Investigation / Lewinsky Case / Kendall #181734

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 16, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Mike von Fremd) President Clinton's preparations for his grand jury testimony tomorrow about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky featured; statement from attorney David Kendall quoted; scenes shown of the Clintons leaving church. [Representative Vic FAZIO, Governor Roy ROMER, Senator Orrin HATCH - offer advice on what Clinton should do.] [ABC News legal analyst Jeffrey TOOBIN - says independent counsel Kenneth Starr may have the evidence to send to Congress to let them decide.] The question of whether Clinton will address the nation noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; White House: Sam Donaldson; Washington: Jackie Judd; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Indications that Clinton will address the nation, that Starr will query the president about obstruction of justice, the implications of his statement for the Paula Jones and Kathleen Willey cases, how full would be Clinton's admissions in a speech and the likelihood of Congressional action later on discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; White House: Sam Donaldson) The process of tomorrow's grand jury hearing facing the president discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) The president's lawyer profiled; details given of his legal background. [Former House press secretary Dee Dee MYERS - talks about Kendall's role.] [In 1977, KENDALL - speaks on the death penalty.] [Georgetown University Law Center Paul ROTHSTEIN - comments on the lawyer's role.] [In July, CLINTON - promises to testify truthfully.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The makeup of the 23-person grand jury noted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim;
Roberts, Cokie;
von Fremd, Mike

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