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Executive Clemency / Senate Committee Hearing #26472

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 26, 1973
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(Studio) Claim for executive clemency is sore point between Congress and President Senate committee trying to eliminate executive clemency. Senator Edward Kennedy questions Attorney General Elliot Richardson.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Kennedy says executive clemency breeds executive arrogance. [KENNEDY - asks if President could be called before Congress committee on Watergate.] [RICHARDSON - believes Congress could not force President to appear.] Richardson urges Senator to tread lightly and not pass law to stop exec. clemency.
REPORTER: Bob Clark

Reporter(s):
Clark, Bob;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

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