CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1974
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(Studio) Pardon continues in news.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) President meets with congress leaders White House denies pardon a "deal". Senator Hugh Scott says reasons for pardon may be complex. [SCOTT - comments on circumstances of Nixon pardon.] [Senator Strom THURMOND - approves President Ford's course.] David Eisenhower defends pardon on TV. [EISENHOWER - discusses pardon. Reports on telephone call from former President] [In WTTG-TV interview EISENHOWER - tells of those who wanted President to pardon himself before he resigned.] President Ford said aware polls show he is not so popular now; but still convinced pardon was proper.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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