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Press-Nixon Confrontation #23495

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1973
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(Studio) White House spokesperson restates Press has no regrets over remarks aimed at news media during news conference Friday night. In interview, presidential speech writer Patrick Buchanan says broadcast networks have too much power.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) President' spokesperson Gerald Warren insists Buchanan's remarks personal. Public reaction to Nixon's network admonishment generally favorable. White House denies Nixon administration declares war on press.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Capitol Hill) Former special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox appears before Senator Judiciary Committee to reveal problems with Press in getting needed evidence to complete Watergate investigation thoroughly. [COX - believes successor should be picked by courts because of pressure from exec. branch.] Congress probably to direct courts to name prosecutor although constitutionality of move unclear.

Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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