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Clinton / Investigation / Grand Jury Videotape #383672

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) Expected release of President Clinton's videotaped testimony before the grand jury this weekend featured; claim from Clinton legal team that tapes were to be erased after the grand jury meeting noted; request from Republicans for the FBI to examine whether the White House has launched a smear campaign against House Judiciary Committee chairman Henry Hyde reported. [Majority Whip Representative Tom DeLAY - says the White House staff has been trying to intimidate some Congress members.] [Representative Martin FROST - says candidates are not to attack opponents' personal lives.] [President's brother Roger CLINTON - says some Congress members have to "watch themselves."]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) Second videotape from the Paula Jones case headed to the Judiciary Committee reported; shift in the Clinton legal strategy noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Concerns about breaking secrecy surrounding the grand jury testimony examined. [Former federal prosecutor John FLEDER - says grand jury materials were assumed to be secret; believes political issues overtook legal ones.]

Engberg, Eric;
Pelley, Scott;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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