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Clinton / Investigation / Starr Report #182200

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 13, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The reaction to independent counsel Kenneth Starr's report to Congress accusing President Clinton of impeachable offenses according to an ABC News poll reported.

(White House: Mike von Fremd) The appearance by Clinton's attorneys on the Sunday morning talk shows featured. [White House counsels Charles RUFF, David KENDALL - say there is no basis for impeachment.] [Senator Orrin HATCH - says if Clinton just admits it, he won't be indicted.] [Judiciary Committee chair Representative Henry HYDE, Majority leader Senator Trent LOTT - comment.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson; Washington: Jackie Judd) The perjury allegations in Starr's case against Clinton discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson; White House: Sam Donaldson) The White House defenses against Starr's charges discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The question of whether Clinton committed impeachable offenses discussed.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Editorials calling for Clinton's resignation reviewed.

(New York: Mark Mullen) Public opinion about Clinton in the wake of the Starr report examined. [In Chicago, two MEN; in Los Angeles, MAN; New York MAN; Miami WOMAN, MAN; Paula Jones' spokesperson Susan CARPENTER-McMILLAN - offer views on Clinton.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Sigourney, Iowa: Jim Williams) The view from the heartland in Keokuk County, Iowa, examined; scenes shown from the White House restaurant and other venues in the town of Sigourney, Iowa. [Residents Darrell GOLDMAN, Vince HOMAN, Jan WALLERICH, farmer Gene STROHMAN - comment.] The town's concern about the farm crisis reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie;
Mullen, Mark;
Roberts, Cokie;
Simpson, Carole;
Williams, Jim;
von Fremd, Mike
Duration:
00:10:20

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