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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment #235340

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee hears all testimony in its impeachment investigation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) President' former attorney Herbert Klambach testifies. Representative Elizabeth Holtzman reacts to Kalmbach's testimony. Details of testimony revealed. Representatives Charles Wiggins, Tom Railsback, Hamilton Fish, Henry Smith, Robert McClory, Wiley Mayne discuss outcome of impeachment vote. [President' attorney James ST. CLAIR - doesn't think President has done anything wrong to warrant impeachment.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Committee to begin deliberating impeachment question next week Live TV cameras won't be allowed, but reporters and public may attend.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) House Speaker Carl Albert says change in rules could be made if committee wants live coverage of final debate on impeachment. [Senator Robert McCLORY - believes hearings should have been open to public. Final debate must be open; if not, it's disservice to American people.] [Representative Chas. WIGGINS - doesn't believe television should be allowed in final debate.]
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Studio) CBS president Arthur Taylor asks House leaders to support television coverage of committee deliberations and any proceedings on House floor.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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