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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee reacts to edited tapes and President' speech.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Capitol Hill) White House reports telegrams from citizens favor President; committee says their telegrams oppose President Democrats insist President reply unacceptable. Democrats either want tapes of conversations, or tape experts to verify authenticity of edited transcripts. Republicans split on issue. [Committee chairperson Peter RODINO - expresses disappointment with President' reply to committee subpoena.] [Representative Jerome WALDIE - finds President' response very unsatisfactory.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - feels President submission of evidence to committee complies with its request.] [Representative Robert DRINAN - doesn't think President has cooperated with Judiciary Committee] [Representative Tom RAILSBACK - thinks White House and committee can reach compromise over matter.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Morton, Bruce
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