Search the Archive

Subpoenaed White House Tapes / Judge Sirica #23840

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 26, 1973
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) White House finally turns over subpoenaed Watergate tapes to Judge John Sirica. Before tapes recd., Judge Sirica hears more about partially destroyed tape from President' secretary Rose Mary Woods.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Jill Volner of prosecutor's office reads Miss Woods her Const. rights. Miss Woods explains how she pushed record button rather than stop when telephone rang while transcribing tapes. Miss Woods action allegedly accts. for gap in tape. Judge Sirica asks why Miss Woods didn't reveal information while testifying some weeks ago. Miss Woods recalls too much fear during 1st testimony to react properly. Demonstration set up to show how gap in tape made according to Rose Mary Woods' testimony. White House attorney J. Fred Buzhardt delivers tapes to Judge Sirica this afternoon.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher Artist: Freda Reiter

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Schoumacher, David
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.