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Subpoena Deadline / House Judiciary Committee #31091

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1974
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(Studio) President must respond to House Judiciary Committee's subpoena for 42 tapes by Thursday; President remains undecided on reply.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Judiciary Committee requests even more material from White House; ranking Republican Edward Hutchinson agrees with chairperson Peter Rodino's decision to request material. [RODINO - admits request for more material on its way to White House] Questioned about transcripts of material already requested by committee, [RODINO - states White House transcripts won't satisfy committee ]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(White House) Senior White House advisers accuse Judiciary Committee of being on fishing expedition. White House prepares transcripts of subpoenaed material; no tapes to be turned over.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Donaldson, Sam;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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