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Sirica / Grand Jury Special Report #30772

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 04, 1974
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(Studio) Grand jury turned over special report with indictments to Judge John Sirica last week Sirica outlines plans for report
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Sirica meets with President' attorney James St. Clair and staff members of special prosecutor's office. After meeting, Sirica announces special open ctroom. hearing for grand jury report [ST. CLAIR - refuses to discuss matter.] Allegedly, report contains information on President' involvement or noninvolvement in Watergate cover-up.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Freda Reiter

(White House) Press spokesperson Gerald Warren repeats President agrees with H.R. Haldeman's version of March 21 meeting White House to base next legal move on contents of grand jury's special report If report sufficiently damaging, impeachment could become real threat for President
REPORTER: Jerry Landay

(Studio) House Judiciary Committee especially interested in grand jury report because of its impeachment probe.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [Representative Robert McCLORY - thinks report should be sent to Judiciary Committee and Judge Sirica shouldn't interfere.] Committee chairperson Peter Rodino refuses to discuss report but agrees to comment on committee 's request for evidence from White House to be used in probe. [RODINO - believes committee has waited reasonable time for White House to cooperate.] [President' special cnsl. James ST. CLAIR - says reply to be soon.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Geer, Stephen;
Landay, Jerry;
Smith, Howard K.

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