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ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 1974
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(Studio) White House steps up campaign to open House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings to public. Press Secretary Ron Ziegler believes people should judge fairness of hearings. President' cnsl. Fred Buzhardt defends White House version of transcripts.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(White House) Buzhardt says White House version of transcripts more accurate than House Judiciary Committee's. [BUZHARDT - doesn't vouch for accuracy of transcripts prepared by committee Admits White House deleted irrelevant matters from transcripts, but committee had tapes of conversations in question.]
REPORTER: Steve Bell

Bell, Steve;
Reasoner, Harry

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