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President Pressure / Congress / Ervin Committee #23950

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 06, 1973
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(Studio) President faces more pressure from many sources with regard to Watergate.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Former Attorney General Elliot Richardson appears before Senator Judiciary Committee [RICHARDSON - believes public confidence must be restored. Strategy needed by President for restoration outlined.] Richardson disagrees with idea of court-apptd. Watergate prosecutor, but believes Senator confirmation for prosecutor necessary. Richardson suggests confirmation procedure for Attorney General designate William Saxbe be held up till President agrees to Congress demands.
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Carolyne Landon

(Capitol Hill) Senate Watergate committee hopes to persuade Nixon to discuss Watergate issue with committee [Committee chairperson Sam ERVIN - would welcome President' appearance before committee ; no written statement to be accepted.] Ervin committee hears testimony from 5 witnesses with regard to dirty tricks involving Democrats
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(White House) White House aides spend day reviewing Watergate's effect and strategy for rebuttal. Different approaches explained. President to address nation with regard to energy crisis Wednesday night. Contents of speech outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:04:40

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