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Nixon / House Judiciary Committee / Confrontation #477098

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 10, 1974
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(Studio) Nixon sends letter to House Judiciary Committee explaining reason for refusal to comply with subpoena.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Capitol Hill) Contents of letter outlined. [Representative Don. EDWARDS - doesn't think President has right to decide what evidence can be probed by committee ] [Representative Jerome WALDIE - believes committee to find President in contempt of court] [Representative Charles RANGEL - says President has told committee and Americans to go to hell, and he's left cntry.] Judiciary Committee Republicans caucus and back President in calling for witnesses. [Representative Edward HUTCHINSON - thinks letter pretty good.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - doesn't believes President has right to furnish whatever evidence he pleases.] Republicans formally ask chairperson Peter Rodino to call witnesses.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

Brokaw, Tom;
Scherer, Ray

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