• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NIXON CAPITULATED TUESDAY IN THE FACE OF A MOUNTING CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS AND AGREED TO GIVE HIS COTXXX CONTROVERSIAL TAPE RECORDINGS TO TXXX FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE JOHN CRICICA XXX YIRICA IN ACCORDANCE WITH A UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS RULING THAT NIXON HAD SAID HE WOULD DEFY.

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    FIRST CUT-CHARLES ALAN WRIGHT SAYING, +I HAVE JUST INFORMED JUDGE SIRICA THAT THE PRESIDENT WILL COMPLY IN FULL WITH THE COURT RULE AS MODIFIED BY THE COURT OF APPEALS. ON FRIDAY HE (NIXON) GAVE A REASONABLE PROPOSAL-- I THOUGHT IT REASONABLE AND SO DID (FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL) RICHARDSON, TO END THE CONSISTIXXX CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS. IF JUDGE SIRICA HAD ACCEPTED THE COMPROMISE THE CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS WOULD HAVE ENDED, BUT THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN THOSE WHO SAID THAT MR. NIXON DEFINED THE LAW. THIS PRESIDENT DOES NOT DEFY THE LAW.+



    SECOND CUT-CHARLES ALAN WRIGHT SAYING. +XXX AT THIS PRRXXX ...AT THIS WHITE HOUSE RXXX PRESSER THAT ON FRIDAY HE THOUGHT THEY HAD WORKED OUT A GOOD COMPROMISE AND EVEN SATURDAY MORNING HE FELT THE SAME WAY, THEIR MISTAKE WAS THAT THEY HAS NOT ANTICIPATED COX'S ACTION AND THAT ON MONDAY MMXXXMORNIGN THE CRISIS HAD SIMPLY HEIGHTENED.




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    CARL STERN AND TOM BROKAW
    ED. NOTE: THIS PROD ACTUALLY COVERS TWO SEPARATE CUTS. BOTH OF PRESIDENTIAL LAWYER WRIGHT. FIRST CUT OF HIM COMMENTING AFTER MEETING WITH JUDGE SIRICA AND THE SECOND CUT IS OF HIM AT WHITE HOUSE PRESSER LATER IN THE AFTERNOON.

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    Background: PRESIDENT NIXON CAPITULATED TUESDAY IN THE FACE OF A MOUNTING CONSTITUTIONAL CRISIS AND AGREED TO GIVE HIS COTXXX CONTROVERSIAL TAPE RECORDINGS TO TXXX FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE JOHN CRICICA XXX YIRICA IN ACCORDANCE WITH A UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS RULING THAT NIXON HAD SAID HE WOULD DEFY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2RY9YF91EDYFW7GHNTCVR349I
    Media URN:
    VLVA2RY9YF91EDYFW7GHNTCVR349I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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