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Clinton / Impeachment / Senate Trial #384464

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1999
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(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) Opening of the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton featured; procedural disagreements on almost every issue reported. [Representative Henry HYDE - reads the statement of impeachment.] [Senator Strom THURMOND - swears in Chief Justice William Rehnquist.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Scott Pelley) White House reaction to the opening of the trial and preparation for the trial reported; proposal for the defense team to stick to the report by independent counsel Kenneth Starr reported. [White House Press Secretary Joe LOCKHART - talks about the trial.] [CLINTON - gives grand jury testimony.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Interview held with news analyst Gloria Borger. [BORGER - describes the unusual situation for the Senate and White House.] Information about the robe designed by Rehnquist noted.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Differences between regular courtroom trials and the Clinton impeachment trial examined. [Judge Lance ITO - says a defendant's statement should be viewed with caution.] [Trial attorney William TAYLOR III - says that normal jurors cannot admit to opinions about a case.]

(Washington: Dan Rather) Indictment of Julie Hyatt Steele for lying under oath during the investigation of Clinton's alleged sexual misconduct against Kathleen Willey reported.

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

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