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House Judiciary Committee / President / Impeachment #475955

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 06, 1974
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(Studio) President decides to give same evidence to House Judiciary Committee for impeachment probe as given to Watergate grand jury. President's attorney James St. Clair also reveals President to answer questions from committee. Committee could still use subpoenas to get materials White House won't release. President's cooperation announced during hearing held by Judge John Sirica with regard to grand jury's special report
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) House Judiciary Committee cnsl. John Doar believes report should be turned over to committee , and Philip Lacovara of special prosecutor's office agrees. Judge Sirica schedules Watergate trial to begin September 9; Judiciary Committee questioned about postponement of impeachment probe. St. Clair insists President wants impeachment proceedings over quickly. [ST. CLAIR - admits limits on amount of evidence to be imposed by White House on Judiciary Committee]
REPORTER: Carl Stern No artist given

(Studio) Reaction to President' decision mixed at House Judiciary Committee "Los Angeles" "Times" reports committee staff report lists 26 allegations of corrupt pols. with regard to White House
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) [Representative Jerome WALDIE - believes President' offer inadequate.] [Representative Jack BROOKS - says offer is step in right direction but not fully adequate.] [Representative Elizabeth HOLTZMAN - thinks committee will insist on recing. material necessary to investigation.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - states offer encouraging; hopes cooperation conts.] [Representative Tom RAILSBACK - hopes President' cooperation will expedite inquiry.] [Representative Edward HUTCHINSON - thinks President has complied with committee 's request.] Committee chairperson Peter Rodino says committee hasn't ruled out subpoenaing requested evidence.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski requested tapes and documents from White House for Watergate investigation last month, but was refused; reasons given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Since President denied evidence for Watergate grand jury; President likely to deny some evidence to House Judiciary Committee President says he'll answer questions from committee in writing before agreeing to discuss Watergate orally.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Chancellor, John;
Scherer, Ray;
Stern, Carl

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