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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment / Doar #32413

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee cnsl. John Doar believes impeachment warranted.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Most committee members impressed by Doar's conclusion. [Representative Chas. RANGEL - believes facts support impeachment; Doar presented facts.] [Representative Charles SANDMAN - doesn't think Doar has right to become prosecutor in impeachment probe.] Committee given proposed draft articles of impeachment. Possible impeachment resolution outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) White House Press Secretary Ron Ziegler reacts angrily to House Judiciary Committee's manner of investigation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Clemente, California) Ziegler criticizes Doar harshly. [ZIEGLER - calls committee probe kangaroo court] President signs pledge of cooperation between US and Spain today. President doesn't become involved in wrangle over committee 's activities. White House attempting to polarize impeachment hearings.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

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

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