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Supreme Court Case / United States vs. Richard M. Nixon #235629

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 08, 1974
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(Studio) Supreme Court hears arguments in historic case United States versus Richard M. Nixon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of case include executive privilege and grand jury's naming President unindicted co-conspirator. President' attorney James Saint Clair's and special prosecutor Leon Jaworski's argument reviewed. Justices question Saint Clair closely. Jaworski aide Phillip Lacovara also argues against Saint Clair. [JAWORSKI - denies fusion between his office and House Judiciary Committee with regard to impeachment. States evidence would go to John Sirica not Judiciary Committee]
REPORTER: Fred Graham Artist: Howard Brodie

(Studio) People line up outside Supreme Court in effort to see history in the making.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Line of people waiting to get inside shown; over 400 gather for case. [Elena SASSOWER - gives her reaction to arguments.] Former White House aide H.R. Haldeman, Watergate committee cnsl. Sam Dash, some members of House Judiciary Committee present for court arguments.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

Chung, Connie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Graham, Fred

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