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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment Probe #30742

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 28, 1974
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(Studio) Senate Watergate committee attempts to get 5 White House tapes; Justice Department urges appeals court to reject committee 's request. House Judiciary Committee has tapes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Committee chairperson Peter Rodino and Edward Hutchinson listen to tapes. [HUTCHINSON - insists he hasn't heard anything on tape to build case against President] Existence of 42 tapes requested by committee up in air. [RODINO - believes conversations exist, although tapes may not.] Republican leader in House John Rhodes, expects White House to turn over tapes to committee soon.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Impeachment trial to take place in Senate if investigation reaches that point.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Senator Robert GRIFFIN - believes possibility of impeachment trial to incr.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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