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In Depth (Impeachment Trial: Justice Rehnquist) #627050

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1999
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(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who will preside over the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton, featured; courtroom sketches shown. [Former Rehnquist clerk Charles COOPER - says people will see that Rehnquist will be fair.] [REHNQUIST - talks about his research about former President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial.] [Rehnquist friend Leonard GARMENT - talks about Rehnquist's behavior at poker games.] [George Washington University professor Jeffrey ROSEN - says Rehnquist is a stickler in the courtroom.] (Artist: Art Lien)

(Washington: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) Differences between the jury in the impeachment trial of President Clinton and other trials examined. [Brandeis University professor Jeffrey ABRAMSON - describes the Senate; says it is a trial of Clinton's peers.] [Jury selection assistant JoEllen DEMETRIUS - says people do change their minds during a trial.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Williams, Pete

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