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House Judiciary Committee / St. Clair's Request #475730

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 21, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee splits over President' attorney James Saint Clair's request to take part in committee 's proceedings. Some precedence for Saint Clair's request exists.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) Argument among members dvts. along party lines. [Representative George DANIELSON - doesn't think Saint Clair has right to participate in mtgs.] [Representative Edward MEZVINSKY - insists President' cnsl. can't set ground rules for committee inquiry.] [Representative Tom RAILSBACK - believes Saint Clair must be given same privilege as other respondents.] [Committee cnsl. John DOAR - doesn't support President' cnsl.'s presence at committee sessions.] [Representative Edward HUTCHINSON - thinks compromise could be worked out to satisfaction of committee and President' cnsl.]
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) 2 Democrats request equal time to reply to statements made by President about House Judiciary Committee
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Scherer, Ray

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