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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 17, 1974
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(Studio) Former President to enter hospital soon for treatment of phlebitis. Nixon's attys. use health condition as defense against his participation in court proceeding. Mrs. Julie Nixon Eisenhower questioned about father's health and Nixon pardon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(NYC) [Mrs. EISENHOWER - believes father's condition will improve. Thinks he's doing well under circumstances.] Asked if Julie discussed Mr. Nixon's health with chief of staff Alexander Haig. [Mrs. EISENHOWER - denies spking. with General Haig.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) General Haig asked about his encouraging Mr. Ford to pardon Nixon; Haig and President Ford deny stories. In California, Nixon's lawyers try to quash subpoena for former President' appearance in North Carolina; details of civil suit re: demonstrators at Billy Graham meeting discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Affidavit cites 4 medical reasons former President couldn't appear in court; details given. Nixon probably won't get off as easy in next month's Watergate trials.
REPORTER: Carl Stern

Chancellor, John;
Stern, Carl

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