Francis O'Brien Oral History Interview, Part 1

Francis O’Brien, chief of staff to House Judiciary Committee Chair Peter Rodino in 1974, talked about the work and internal politics… read more

Francis O’Brien, chief of staff to House Judiciary Committee Chair Peter Rodino in 1974, talked about the work and internal politics of the Judiciary Committee staff inquiring into impeaching President Richard Nixon. Topics included the search for a special counsel to lead the inquiry, the decision of the committee to issue a subpoena for the president, and President Nixon’s resignation and pardon by President Ford.

This is a portion of the interview conducted by Timothy Naftali on September 29, 2011, in New York City for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
306198-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2012

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  • Jun 02, 2012 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2012 | 3:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2012 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2012 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2012 | 12:21am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2012 | 4:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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