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Impeachment / Nixon / Cong. #225875

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1973
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(Studio) After wkend. firing of special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox, dep. Attorney General William Ruckelshaus and subsequent resignation of Attorney General Elliot Richardson, Congress seriously considers starting impeachment proceedings against President Nixon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Telegrams flood Washington, DC overwhelmingly for impeachment. Majority leader Tip O'Neill says House won't support impeachment now. [Representative Morris UDALL - believes Congress should confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President then request Nixon resign.] House Speaker Carl Albert expected to defer impeachment resolutions to Judiciary Committee tomorrow. United Press International survey polls House reaction to impeachment proceedings. Results reviewed.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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