“Gavel-to-Gavel”: The Watergate Scandal and Public Television

The Impeachment Coverage

In addition to NPACT's coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings, AAPB has recordings of the 7 days of public hearings of the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment proceedings. Each day is divided into 1-7 parts that can be accessed by clicking on the hyperlinked numbers. Transcripts from the hearings (although not of the commentary before and after) are available through HathiTrust Digital Library (http://www.hathitrust.org/) and ProQuest Congressional (https://congressional.proquest.com) by clicking on the transcript link. For a PDF of the full episode guide, click [here].


May Proceedings

Episode # Date # of tapes Parts Transcript Episode Guide Key Moments
1 5/9/74 1 1 Transcript Episode Guide Rodino opens first caucus

July Proceedings

Episode # Date # of tapes Parts Transcript Episode Guide Key Moments
2 7/24/74 3 1, 2, 3 Transcript Episode Guide
3 7/25/74 7 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Transcript Episode Guide
4 7/26/74 6 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Transcript Episode Guide
5 7/27/74 4 1, 2, 3, 4 Transcript Episode Guide Vote on Article I
6 7/29/74 6 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Transcript Episode Guide Vote on Article II
7 7/30/74 6 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Transcript Episode Guide Vote on Article III, Article IV, Article V

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U.S. House of Representatives Hearing Room

Courtesy of WETA and the Library of Congress

U.S. House of Representatives Hearing Room

Courtesy of WETA and the Library of Congress