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Senate Probe / Cox Removal / Nixon Impeachment #225881

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1973
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(Studio) Senator apparently wants to take Watergate investigation out of Justice Department
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Judiciary Committee chairperson James Eastland to call committee together Wednesday to consider possibilities of establishing completely independent Watergate prosecutor. Senators Philip Hart, Edward Kennedy, John Tunney, C. Mathias and Walter Mondale to support new prosecutor. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - believes Americans want independent prosecutor to continue Watergate probe.] Senators want to impound files gathered by Archibald Cox. Public hearings with regard to Cox's and Ruckelshaus' removal and Richardson's resignation to be considered. All previously named Senators approve impeachment proceedings for Nixon.
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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