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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment Probe #233720

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 07, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee members claim President' attorney James Saint Clair attempts to limit scope of impeachment investigation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Contents of Saint Clair's letter to committee outlined. Letter ignores some of committee 's requests for evidence. [Representative Robert DRINAN - insists Judiciary Committee to establish criteria for impeachment, not President or Saint Clair. Calls for subpoena of requested evidence.] Committee lawyer John Doar and committee chairperson Peter Rodino urge delay of subpoena. Drinan withdraws motion. [Representative Tom RAILSBACK - says he will support subpoenaing more material if needed.] [DOAR - thinks subpoena inevitable if Saint Clair refuses to turn over needed documents.] [JENNER - agrees with Doar.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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