Search the Archive

Pardon / Congressional Reaction #33615

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 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) Senator Hugh Scott proposes all Nixon records be made public. Senator Mike Mansfield urges Jaworski to move against Nixon despite Ford pardon.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Several Congress members want Jaworski's opinion of pardon. [Representative Tom RAILSBACK - says important to hear what Jaworski has to say.] 3 Judiciary Committee members favor reopening impeachment hearings. [Representative Jerome WALDIE - says by pardon, Ford indicates Nixon guilty of criminal conduct. Needs to lay to rest question as to why he left office.] Representative Peter Rodino opposed to reopening study.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.