CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 20, 1974
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(Studio) President attempts to fight Watergate stigma by public appearances; House Judiciary Committee conts. battle for requested evidence from White House
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) [Representative Jerome WALDIE - feels that President . attorney James Saint Clair may be stalling committee in its efforts to obtain evidence.] [Representative Walter FLOWERS - urges President not to resign; insists President be cooperative and truthful in impeachment probe.] Saint Clair asks to participate in House Judiciary Committee's exam. of witnesses, or taking sworn depositions. Chairperson Peter Rodino opposes such an action. [Representative Jack BROOKS thinks St Clair's request is unconstitutional.] Most committee Republicans think Saint Clair should get some of his requests granted. [Senator Robert BYRD - believes President should cooperate fully with House Judiciary Committee's impeachment probe.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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