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Pardons / Congressional Reaction #478752

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1974
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(Studio) Speaker House Carl Albert says pardons to be viewed as abuse of President power.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [Senator James BUCKLEY - says Ford made conscientious judgment.] [Senator Edward BROOKE - says pardons could cause chaos.] [Senator Sam ERVIN - says if Ford pardons all involved in Watergate, actions repugnant to const. duties.] [Senator Robert BYRD - says pardons tie Ford to Watergate cover-up. Honeymoon eclipsed.] Ervin speaks of amendment to limit president pardon authority. Sense of Congress Resolution stating disapproval also spkn. of.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine

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