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House Judiciary Committee / White House Tapes #234493

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 23, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee cnsl. insists committee must have White House tapes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Capitol Hill) [Cnsl. John DOAR - expresses concern about edited transcripts' accuracy.] [Cnsl. Albert JENNER - insists committee must have best evidence, not 2nd best.] [Committee chairperson Peter RODINO - outlines transcripts' shortcomings.] [DOAR - doesn't suggest White House shortcomings deliberate.] President' attorney James Saint Clair offers tapes to be examined by committee chairperson and ranking Republican, but Doar says offer not permissible.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) White House response outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(White House) White House angry over Doar's statements. [ST. CLAIR - thinks committee suggestions unjustified. Restates White House offer for chairperson and ranking Republican to hear tapes.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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