ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1974
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(Studio) Former President' doctor, John Lungren, announces Nixon condition worsens.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Long Beach, California) [LUNGREN - says blood clot now present in Nixon's lung. Explains risks involved with new clot in lung.] Treatment incls. anticoagulent drugs for former President Nixon won't likely testify in any trials in near future because of health.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer
(DC) Mr. Nixon may be asked to sign deposition certifying validity of White House tapes; tapes to be used as evidence against former aides in Watergate cover-up trial. Defense lawyers oppose deposition. Without Nixon's testimony or deposition, prosecution may be forced to verify each tape by laborious methods. Judge John Sirica's court to decide tape question Monday
REPORTER: David Schoumacher
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