ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Rumors of Nixon's imminent resignation swarm across nation and world. "Providence Journal Bulletin" and Phoenix (Arizona) "Gazette" predict President' resignation today; White House neither confirms nor denies stories.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(White House) Senators Hugh Scott, Barry Goldwater and Representative John Rhodes meet with President late in afternoon to discuss current situation. [GOLDWATER - says President wanted to know about House and Senator reaction to his latest revelation. No decision with regard to resignation made.] [RHODES - states President seemed in good spirits.] [SCOTT - knows any presidential decision will be made in national interest. Admits situation very gloomy on Capitol Hill.]
REPORTER: Steve Bell