John Daily and the CBS reporters stand by as the nation awaits word on whether President Andrew Johnson will be impeached. Witness the closing moments of the trial for crimes of treason.
Radical Republicans who want to impose a hard reconstruction on the Southern states push to get Johnson and his soft ways out of office. Are the demands of the Republicans too high of a standard to expect from the South? Democrats see Andrew Johnson as a man of mercy and charity, and defend his stance.
Will the judges rule in favor of party lines, or vote their convictions? Join in for courtroom drama from the floor of the Senate, as CBS reporters give added commentary. Tension builds as the political enemies of the president read the results of the vote.