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AFL-CIO Conference / Meany, Inouye / Impeachment #23412

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1973
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(Studio) AFL-CIO President George Meany reads statement with regard to Nixon impeachment.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Miami Beach, Florida) [MEANY - calls on President to resign; if not, Congress must initiate impeachment proceedings.] Meany's remarks to be presented as resolution, although Paul Hall, Seafarers' Union, opposes strong statement. [Senator Daniel INOUYE - also believes President should resign.] House Speaker Carl Albert next in line for presidency. Albert could appointed own Vice President then, possibly Elliot Richardson or Nelson Rockefeller, according to Inouye.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

{NOTE: Audio from a local radio station is audible background noise in this program.}
Murphy, Charles;
Smith, Howard K.

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