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Congressional Reaction / Buckley's Statement #233446

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 19, 1974
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(Studio) James Buckley's stand puts many conservatives and Republicans on spot.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Senator Republican leader Hugh Scott, Senators Robert Griffin, John Tower, and Howard Baker refuse comment on Buckley's statement. Senator Barry Goldwater disagrees with Buckley; Senators Strom Thurmond and Wallace Bennett agree with Goldwater. [Senator Bill BROCK - admits Buckley's statement will have impact, but personal view unchanged.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - hopes conservatives won't advocate President resign without justification.] [Vice President Gerald FORD - doesn't think President should resign because no charges have been placed against him.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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