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House Judiciary Committee / White House / Impeachment #30487

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 12, 1974
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(Studio) White House unlikely to turn over evidence requested by House Judiciary Committee for its impeachment probe.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) News secretary Ronald Ziegler says committee should define impeachable offense before requesting more tapes from White House President likely to resist any subpoena for evidence.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Capitol Hill) Committee chairperson Peter Rodino forced to keep Representatives from calling immediate subpoena on White House evidence. Many members upset over White House leak of details of evidence requested by Judiciary Committee [Representative John CONYERS - says committee cnsl.'s letter to White House leaked in several places; committee hasn't seen letter yet.] [Representative Jack BROOKS - believes full subpoena for White House evidence very likely.] [Representative Jerome WALDIE - thinks subpoena is only answer available to committee If President doesn't honor subpoena, Nixon can be impeached.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:30

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