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St. Clair / President / Watergate Scandal #30511

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 13, 1974
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(Studio) President' attorney James Saint Clair permits interview with ABC.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Saint Clair leaves door to negotiation open with House Judiciary Committee [ST. CLAIR - says President only can decide which documents Judiciary Committee may have.] Asked about possible subpoena on White House [ST. CLAIR - hopes subpoena won't be needed.] Questioned about Senator Norris Cotton's suggestion of 3rd party deciding on documents to be turned over. [ST. CLAIR - thinks 3rd party should be considered.] Asked about President' conflicting statements with regard to March 21 meeting with John Dean and reference to hush money for Watergate defendants. [ST. CLAIR - insists President ready to go to trial over matter. Possibly President bespoke himself, but truth to come out. So far, only allegations have been made.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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