ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1973
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(Studio) Overwhelming reaction against Nixon stems from President' decision to fire special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox followed by resignation of Attorney General Elliot Richardson and firing of deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Richardson uses news conference to laud Cox's performance as special prosecutor. [After news of tape surrender, RICHARDSON - decides Press realized more had to be done to meet standards of criminal process.] [RUCKELSHAUS - praises Nixon for capitulating tapes. Hopes White House to make release of evidence a rule; not exception.] Cox extends farewells to staff. Re: legal win over tape issue. Cox seems pleased.
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman
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