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House Judiciary Committee / Impeachment / Doar #477808

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 19, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee presented with proposals of articles of impeachment of President Nixon. Committee cnsl. John Doar believes impeachment is warranted. Minority cnsl. Albert Jenner supports Doar.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Capitol Hill) Five areas of impeachment considered by Doar; details given. Doar's summary outlined. Mbrs. react. [Representative Charles RANGEL reacts to Doar's stand.] [Representative Barbara JORDAN - believes Doar advocates impeachment.] [Representative Charles SANDMAN - doesn't think Doar should be placed in role of prosecutor.] [Representative Edward MEZVINSKY - says Doar's case strong.] Final debate begins next Wednesday
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Studio) White House reacts angrily to House committee action. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler criticizes chairperson Peter Rodino and cnsl. John Doar.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(San Clemente, California) President makes no public comment on Doar's presentation. [ZIEGLER - believes House Committee holding kangaroo court] Ziegler predicts full House won't vote for impeachment if committee recommends it.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Scherer, Ray;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:05:10

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