Independent Counsel Investigations

Persons who had previously participated in investigations into government officials, including Watergate and Iran-Contra, discussed the… read more

Persons who had previously participated in investigations into government officials, including Watergate and Iran-Contra, discussed the advantages and disadvantages of the current office of an independent counsel both in legal and political terms. The independent counsel statute allows the attorney general to select an outside attorney to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by executive branch officials. They also took questions from the audience. close

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  • Archibald Cox Professor Emeritus Harvard University->Law School
  • James McKay Independent Counsel (Former) Department of Justice
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Independent Counsel Investigations

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Program ID:
76995-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 25, 1996
Last Aired:
Nov 30, 1996

Airing Details

  • Nov 25, 1996 | 12:48pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 29, 1996 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 30, 1996 | 1:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
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