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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 14, 1999
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Gwen Ifill) Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for President Clinton reported. [Representative James SENSENBRENNER - delivers an opening argument.] [Judiciary Committee Chairman Representative Henry HYDE - talks about Clinton's oath of office.] [Chaplain Lloyd OGILVIE - leads the Senate in prayer.] [Minority leader Senator Tom DASCHLE - says some Senators are breaking the spirit of last week's agreement.] [Representative Asa HUTCHINSON - talks about calling Clinton friend Vernon Jordan as a witness.]

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Claire Shipman) White House response to the first opening arguments reported; plans for Clinton's lawyers' response noted. [Former Senate majority leader George MITCHELL - says the Clinton-Monica Lewinsky scandal is the most investigated sexual relationship ever.]

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The role of the House managers in the trial examined. [Representative Asa HUTCHINSON - says the trial is a humbling experience.] [Representative Lindsey GRAHAM - says he should have voted for the Congressional pay raise.]

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Differences between the Clinton impeachment trial and regular civil and criminal trials examined. [Prosecutor Alan BARRETT - says impeachment lawyers don't know where the finish line is.] [Defense lawyer Terence ANDERSON - calls the evidence against Clinton "hearsay."]

Brokaw, Tom;
Ifill, Gwen;
Myers, Lisa;
Shipman, Claire;
Williams, Pete

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