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Watergate 40 Years Later: Nixon House Impeachment Hearings - July 1974 Opening Statements

Washington, DC
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Forty years ago, the House Judiciary Committee held hearings to consider articles of impeachment against President Nixon. We see archival footage of opening statements delivered by a selection of committee members, including Barbara Jordan, William Cohen, Trent Lott, Robert Drinan and committee chairman Peter Rodino. First, former Rep. William Cohen (R-Maine) gives a behind-the-scenes account of the proceedings.

NOTE: Due to copyright restrictions, video of  these hearings cannot be viewed at our website. 

Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:37pm (ET)

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