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Nixon Prosecution / Reaction #478179

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 11, 1974
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(Studio) Senator Republican leaders urge no further action be taken against ex-President Richard M. Nixon. [Senator Hugh SCOTT - says most of congress leadership wish nothing further to happen. Hanging enough without drawing and qtring. Says Nixon couldn't get fair trial.] Scott interview taken from CBS' "Face The Nation" [Senator Robert GRIFFIN - says most wouldn't want to see President pursued through courts Watergate was political offense. Nixon suffered ultimate pol. penalty.] Griffin interview from ABC's "Issues and Answers." American Bar Association mbrs. unsure if further action needed. Ex- Attorney General Elliot Richardson says Nixon shouldn't be prosecuted. Sargent Shriver opposes immunity and says Nixon under law like anyone else. Senator Sam Ervin thinks matter up to Leon Jaworski.
REPORTER: Floyd Kalber

Reporter(s):
Kalber, Floyd
Duration:
00:03:20

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