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Clinton / Investigation / Grand Jury Videotape #182274

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today's House Judiciary Committee debate over releasing the videotape of President Clinton's grand jury testimony noted.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The tense mood in the partisan committee debate over releasing graphic evidence in independent counsel Kenneth Starr's report on the president reviewed. [Representatives Charles CANADY, Asa HUTCHINSON - offer views on releasing grand jury material.] [Senator Dianne FEINSTEIN - says the people are upset at the president.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Agreement by the judge in the Paula Jones sexual harassment case to release the videotape of Clinton's testimony reported.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The president's day among friends featured; scenes shown of his appearance before a gathering of electrical workers and in Cincinnati, Ohio, for a fund-raising luncheon. [Senator Tom HARKIN - supports friends.] [In Cincinnati, voice of CLINTON - comments.] Letter from White House chief of staff Erskine Bowles to Representative Henry Hyde about the leak about Hyde's sexual past and denial by White House aide Sidney Blumenthal that he did the leaking outlined. [Representative Tom DeLAY - calls for an FBI investigation of the leak.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Aaron Brown) The unprecedented situation of release of Clinton's grand jury testimony examined. [Earlier, CLINTON - says he sinned.] [Georgetown University law school professor Paul ROTHSTEIN - explains how grand juries are used by prosecutors.] [Representative Peter DEUTSCH - says it's the people's business.] The uncertainty over how the people will react to the publication of the videotape noted.

Brown, Aaron;
Donaldson, Sam;
Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter

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