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White House Tapes / Nixon / Haig, Wright #225893

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1973
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(Studio) Since President fired special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox, pressure on President builds. American reaction and Congress's serious consideration of impeachment leads to Nixon's reversal with regard to White House tapes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Chief of staff Alexander Haig and President' lawyer Charles Wright explain President moves. [HAIG - believes Americans misconstrued tapes compromise.] Haig asked if threat of impeachment caused President to reverse decision. [HAIG - denies any link between impeachment threat and tapes.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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