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Congressional Reaction / President' Announcement #236018

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 05, 1974
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(Studio) Capitol Hill reactions to President announcement follows.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) President' attys. James Saint Clair and J. Fred Buzhardt bring news to House and Senator Hardcore defenders of President turn on him. Representatives Chas Wiggins, Delbett Latta, Charles Sandman react quickly and angrily. [Representative Barber CONABLE - believes many Republicans feel President abused loyalty.] [Earlier, Sen Robert GRIFFIN - urges President to resign.] Full impact of day's events not fully measured, but it's expected to be substantial.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Mudd, Roger

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