ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 04, 1974
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(Studio) Former White House cnsl. Charles Colson to testify at Watergate hearings regardless of who will be hurt or helped. Washington, DC in uproar.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Dep. press secretary Gerald Warren says White House pleased by Colson's decision. [President' attorney James ST. CLAIR - believes Colson testimony couldn't be harmful to President] Colson converted to Christ by Senator Harold Hughes. [HUGHES - says President probably should be concerned about Colson's conversion if he's thinking of material elements of world.] White House won't surrender tapes of conversations between President and Colson.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Capitol Hill) Congress generally suspicious of Colson's conversion. [Representative Charles RANGEL - hopes Colson will appear before House Judiciary Committee voluntarily.] [Representative Walter FLOWERS - thinks Colson can be most helpful to committee ] Committee hears ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) matters today. [Representative Hamilton FISH - says President ordered ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation) case be dropped.] Committee hears White House tape on ITT. [Technical difficulties.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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