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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment #235202

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 01, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee chairperson Peter Rodino accepts committee 's decision that will delay impeachment probe.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Every committee member may question witnesses; Rodino formerly rejected idea. Speaker of House Carl Albert, Representatives John Rhodes and Edward Hutchinson hold Rodino's viewpoint; Representative David Dennis objects. Representative Jerome Waldie argues for witnesses to be heard in closed session; Charles Sandman against closed hearings and Representative John McClory agrees. [Republican Representative Trent LOTT - votes to keep doors closed.] Rodino announces all witnesses requested by President' attorney James Saint Clair will be called.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Alexander Butterfield expected to be 1st witness.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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