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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 30, 1974
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(Studio) Vice President Gerald Ford reacts to edited transcripts. Other reactions taken.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Republican leaders generally praise last night's address to nation. At urging of Representative John Rhodes and Senator Hugh Scott, President lightened speech. [RHODES - hopes House Judiciary Committee won't become preoccupied with White House tapes.] [SCOTT - assumes President telling truth that all evidence with regard to Watergate released.] [Representative Carl ALBERT - doesn't think President complied with subpoena.] [Senator Mike MANSFIELD - wishes President would give serious thought to releasing actual tapes.]

Clark, Bob;
Smith, Howard K.

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