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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 1974
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(Studio) Majority of Republicans on House Judiciary Committee favored President during impeachment debates, but tide turns.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Capitol Hill) Ranking Republican Edward Hutchinson says he feels deceived by President [Representative Charles SANDMAN - sees President' admission as clear violation of law.] [Rep Trent LOTT - states Congress misled.] [Representative David DENNIS - says his experience has taught him to be prepared for any eventuality.] [Representative Delbert LATTA - discusses feeling of emptiness.] [Representative Joseph MARAZITI - plans to support article I of impeachment.] [Representative Henry SMITH - urges President to resign.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Speaker of House Carl Albert says House leadership making plans to speed up impeachment process in view of yesterday's revelations.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) [ALBERT - says proceedings to begin August 19.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) House Rules Committee votes unanimously to allow live coverage of impeachment proceedings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Geer, Stephen;
Reasoner, Harry

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