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ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 16, 1974
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(Studio) Nixon aides involved with Watergate leaving White House
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Defense attys. say no reason for Nixon subpoena except Judge John Sirica trying to decide whether trial should be delayed. Expected to ok small delay for Jaworski to exam. latest tapes and decide what to do re: Nixon. Ford directs tapes stay under guard. Rptd. J. Fred Buzhardt given 30 minute to decide whether he'd resign.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(Chatham, Massachusetts) [James ST. CLAIR - says resigning seemed proper since he didn't have anything to do. Unemployed. Glad to be away from DC.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

(DC) Nixon gets Los Angeles attys. to represent him. Attorney Darryl Victor Rippy says be's serving in administration capacity, not to defense Nixon against criminal charges.
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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