U.S. President Richard Nixon talks about the President's privileges with reference to the Watergate Scandal during a press conference in San Clemente, California. A journalist questions the President regarding the check on authoritarianism by the executive. He also asks the President whether he will follow the Supreme Court orders if asked to submit the Watergate tapes or other documents to the Senate Committee or to the special prosecutor. He then inquires about the limitations of the President, short of impeachment, to compel the production of evidence of a criminal nature in the Watergate Investigation. The President responds that the limitation is of public opinion as well as congressional pressure and that this is further accompanied by waiving of the executive privileges by the ITT (International Telephone and Telegraph) administration. The President clarifies that the White House Press Secretary Gerald Warren has already responded to the Supreme Court orders and that the statement made by Warren with regard to the President's position still stands.
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