ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 16, 1973
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(Studio) Midwest reacts to Nixon's Watergate speech.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Arlington Heights, Illinois) 2 of 3 persons negatively react to President' speech. [Chicago policeman Mario MAIDA - believes President sincerely wants to restore American confidence.] [Darleen SCHERER - thinks President master of circumlocution.] [Attorney Donald Page MOORE - believes President knew about dishonesties in White House] [Computer operator Janet FLUHRER - reacts favorably to Nixon's speech.] [James O'HARA - finds President unbelievable.] [Salesperson Ellen WOOD - believes President' explanations.] [Merchandiser Ned CERAMI - suspects President of wrong-doing.] [Student Fran SCHMIDT - believes President very guilty.] [Harold MARSCH - thinks Watergate should be allowed to die.] [Sales representative Bob HARRIS - states President' speech too little, too late.] [College dean Gary RANKIN - believes speech 29 mins. too long.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid
(Detroit, Michigan) Ford factory workers react to Nixon's Watergate speech. Of 30 reactions; 5-1 against President
REPORTER: Virginia Sherwood
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