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White House Tapes / Nixon Compliance #23423

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1973
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(Studio) Nixon agrees to surrender White House tapes to Judge John Sirica.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) President' lawyer, Charles A. Wright, delivers Nixon's compliance statement to Judge Sirica before shocked, surprised crowd in ctroom. [WRIGHT - says turnabout decision made to ward off further const. crises.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(White House) White House chief of staff Alexander Haig states John Stennis compromise with regard to tapes won't be used; Senate Watergate committee must go to court to win access to White House tapes; courts to receive all but 1 tape allegedly containing sensitive national security matters. [HAIG - states President surrendered tapes to calm national attitudes on tapes issue.] White House hopes impeachment rumors cool; President to address nation Wednesday 9 p.m. EDT.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) ABC to broadcast President' speech live.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:05:00

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