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House Judiciary Committee / Watergate Evidence #477659

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 11, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee releases Watergate evidence that's under consideration in its impeachment investigation. No startling new disclosures in report Judiciary Committee staff reached no conclusions in matter.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President may have known about Watergate cover-up earlier than March 21, `73, as he's stated. Charles Colson's statement with regard to Watergate cover-up reviewed. Committee released March 17, `73, transcript; Watergate cover-up mentioned; details given. Summary of April 8, `73, conversation between President and John Ehrlichman reviewed.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) More evidence to be released next week Committee's reaction to report outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Some members point out White House has refused to turn over 100 tapes. [Representative Edward MEZVINSKY - says committee tries to find out if President aware of cover-up or participated in it.] [Representative Hamilton FISH - states each member must decide what evidence to reject and what to accept.] [Representative George DANIELSON - plans to vote for impeachment unless new evidence nullifies present known material.] [Representative Charles WIGGINS - doesn't think President had any involvement in Watergate cover-up.]
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

(Studio) Press Secretary Ron Ziegler accuses House Judiciary Committee and Senate Watergate committee of conducting public relations campaign designed to manipulate public opinion against President President' attorney James Saint Clair pleased with manner Judiciary Committee released its evidence.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Goralski, Robert;
Stern, Carl
Duration:
00:05:30

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