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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment Evidence #32356

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 16, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee releases 6 more vols. of evidence collected in impeachment investigation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Report contains evidence White House tried to use IRS (Internal Revenue Service) against political enemies and as an aid to President' friends. Former IRS (Internal Revenue Service) commissioner Johnny Walters' testimony with regard to tax returns of Lawrence O'Brien points up White House use of IRS. John Ehrlichman requested IRS (Internal Revenue Service) examine O'Brien. John Wayne, Frank Sinatra, Billy Graham all friends of President; favorable treatment from IRS attempted; no evidence of any such success exists. Most evidence in report doesn't point directly at President September 15, 1972, conversation between President and H.R. Haldeman reviewed.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Reporter(s):
Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:30

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