CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 13, 1974
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(Studio) American Bar Association holds conv.; Nixon discussed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Honolulu, Hawaii) Only state and local bar assns. can disbar someone. New York and California bar assns. study possibility of disbarring Nixon. [Senator Sam ERVIN - says anyone who obstructs justice should have law license taken away.] [ABA President Chesterfield SMITH - doubts Nixon will practice law. If he does, states should study evidence with regard to disciplinary sanctions.] [Former Dep. Attorney General William RUCKELSHAUS - says if he wants to practice law, that's the time to pursue it.] [Ex-ABA President and attorney for Rose Mary Woods, Chas. RHYNE - says nothing should be done until all evidence in points to irregularities.] 2 say should be no disbarment proceedings. American Bar Association will have to act later.
REPORTER: Fred Graham
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