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White House Tapes / Jaworski / House Judiciary Committee #234446

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 21, 1974
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(Studio) Judge John Sirica orders White House to succumb to special prosecutor Leon Jaworski's subpoena for more tapes. White House must reply to House Judiciary Committee's request for milk fund and ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) tapes by tomorrow. Senator Judiciary Committee considers Jaworski's complaint with regard to President' attempt to limit special prosecutor's independence.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) Committee commends Jaworski. [Senator Ed KENNEDY - believes committee should have open hearings to discuss Jaworski's complaints publicly.] [Senator Roman HRUSKA - believes hearings unnecessary; Jaworski carrying out duties well.] White House lawyer James Saint Clair insists Jaworski can't take case to court since President is actually Jaworski's boss.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Vice President Gerald Ford urges President to cooperate in providing tapes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Mudd, Roger

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