ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1973
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(Studio) President Nixon's Watergate speech gets varied reactions.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(White House) White House spokesperson Gerald Warren thinks President' speech successful. President to be more in public eye with speeches and news conferences now. White House spokesperson says Americans 6-1 in President' favor.
REPORTER: Jerry Landay
(DC) Watergate deputy committee council Rufus Edmisten reads telegrams to Senate committee after Nixon speech. Senate Watergate committee members concentrate on Nixon speech. Reaction from Senators Daniel Inouye, Joseph Montoya, Sam Ervin, Edward Gurney, Howard Baker, Lowell Weicker reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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