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House Judiciary Committee / Supreme Court Case #32690

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 09, 1974
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(Studio) Supreme Court's decision with regard to turning over more tapes to special prosecutor may have bearing on House impeachment proceedings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) President' attorney James Saint Clair refuses to comment on President' possible noncompliance to Supreme Court ruling. [ST. CLAIR - says if tapes should be turned over to special prosecutor, 2 mos. would be needed to process tapes.] Committee hopes to vote on impeachment this month; committee couldn't wait for evidence if Supreme Court ruled for special prosecutor. E. Howard Hunt's lawyer, William Bittman, claims money received from White House was used for legal fees not hush money. John Mitchell expected to testify this afternoon.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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