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News Conference / Richardson / Ruckelshaus #225896

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1973
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(Studio) Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson holds news conference to explain resignation. Richardson approves former special prosecutor Archibald Cox's decision.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Richardson insists American people must judge if President' action warrants impeachment. After Richardson learns of President' decision to release tapes, Richardson reacts to reporter Bernard Shaw. [RICHARDSON - lauds President for decision. Hopes action to still talk of impeachment.] [Former dep. Attorney General William RUCKELSHAUS - reacts favorably to Press' decision to release tapes.] Jill Ruckelshaus to remain on White House staff.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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