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Richardson / White House, Cox / Jaworski #23999

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1973
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(Studio) In Senate Judiciary Committee former Attorney General Elliot Richardson discloses White House discussed firing former special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox last July. Richardson received complaints with regard to Cox from chief of staff Alexander Haig. In House judiciary subcommittee new special prosecutor Leon Jaworski says he doesn't expect similar problems.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Jaworski to go to Congress if President interferes with prosecutor's investigation. [JAWORSKI - states Haig gave Jaworski right to sue President] [Representative Henry SMITH - asks if in any conversations with Haig, attys. Fred Buzhardt or Leonard Garment suggested Jaworski go easy on President] [JAWORSKI - insists no such suggestion made.] Jaworksi's areas of investigation revealed.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:10

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