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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 15, 2007
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(Studio: Campbell Brown) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) The growing controversy over the firing of 8 US attorneys featured; details given of e-mails suggesting the involvement of then-White House counsel Harriet Miers, White House advisor Karl Rove and Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. [ROVE – asks Congress and the American people to look fairly at what’s being done.] [2 days ago, GONZALES – says he rejected replacing attorneys.] [Senator John SUNUNU††- says the president should remove him.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER††- calls for Rove to testify.]

(Studio: Campbell Brown; Washington: Tim Russert) The political implications of this controversy and Rove’s role discussed.

Brown, Campbell;
Williams, Pete;
Russert, Tim

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