ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 27, 1973
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(Studio) Senate Watergate committee and special prosecutor Archibald Cox both in court action to get White House tapes released. Cox verbalizes expectations.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) [COX - says he intends to push forward with action in the courts] Cox argues President refusal of tapes causes fair trial problems. [COX - believes White House tapes refusal will hamper Watergate probe, especially the cover-up.] Cox not worried about President trying to evade any decision of Supreme Court [COX - states American history substantiates feeling of President' compliance with final court decision.] [REPORTER - asks if Cox surprised or angered about refusal of tapes.] [COX - says no.] Cox feels his chances of getting tapes are better than Watergate committee 's. Majority cnsl. Sam Dash asked Cox if Watergate committee could join with Cox in his subpoena for tapes and Cox refused
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
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