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House Judiciary Committee / President / Impeachment #475557

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 12, 1974
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(Studio) Confrontation between President and House Judiciary Committee grows nearer over impeachment investigation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler accuses House Judiciary Committee of going beyond const. rights in requesting more information from White House Ziegler doesn't know if President will honor any subpoena issued by House Judiciary Committee
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Capitol Hill) Committee mbrs.' attitudes harden. [Representative Jerome WALDIE - believes White House wants showdown. Subpoena very likely; impeachment to follow if President doesn't honor subpoena.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - says material requested by committee relates only to Watergate cover-up.] Chairperson Peter Rodino says faith in White House drops. Representatives Jack Brooks, Chas. Sandman and Charles Rangel react.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer Artist: No artist given

(Studio) "DC Star News" says Vice President Gerald Ford doesn't think President would reject subpoena.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Scherer, Ray

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