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Impeachment Debates #32501

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 25, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee conts. impeachment debate; support for President seems to be crumbling.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) Representative Lawrence Hogan called for President' impeachment earlier in week; other swing votes lean with Hogan's views. [Representative Caldwell BUTLER - says if President not impeached, there will be no remorse for what has happened or any resolution to change.] [Representative William COHEN - says President allowed law and Const. to slip by wayside.] [Representative Harold FROEHLICH - admits he's concerned over President' role in Watergate.] [Representative Walter FLOWERS - says he's troubled by President' violation of confidence with regard to assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen's remarks to President] President not without Republican defenders, however. [Representative David DENNIS - discusses hush money; sides with President] [Representative Lawrence HOGAN - upset by President' lack of moral indignation against Watergate cover-up.] [Representative Jerome WALDIE - charges President with active involvement in Watergate cover-up.] Many Republicans emerging against President Committee considers actual articles of impeachment tomorrow.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger declares impeachment matter won't affect for. policy.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:06:20

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