CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 1974
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(Studio) President' lawyer, James Saint Clair, reveals President willing to turn over same White House evidence to House Judiciary Committee as given to Watergate grand jury; President also agrees to answer committee 's questions during its impeachment probe.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Saint Clair makes announcement during Judge John Sirica's hearing re: grand jury's special report [ST. CLAIR - says President intends to cooperate with House Judiciary Committee] Committee cnsl. John Doar states committee wants grand jury's special report, but attorney for H.R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichamn, John Wilson, insists report should not be released; reasons outlined.
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie
(Studio) Some House Judiciary Committee members disagree with Judge Sirica's suggestion to delay impeachment probe. President' intentions of cooperation with committee questioned also.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Capitol Hill) [Representative Jerome WALDIE - believes postponement of impeachment probe unthinkable. Thinks White House offer for cooperation inadequate.] [Representative Tom RAILSBACK - hopes White House won't prevent committee from obtaining other materials necessary to impeachment probe.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - says White House offer for cooperation encouraging.] [Representative Jack BROOKS - doesn't think White House offer adequate.] White House offer for cooperation only goes so far; House Judiciary Committee's request for evidence goes beyond offer. Committee chairperson Peter Rodino doesn't rule out subpoenaing requested evidence.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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