ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 08, 1970
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(Studio) G. Harrold Carswell confirmation defeated 51-45.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) 13 Republicans oppose Carswell; crucial vote Senator Marlow Cook [Senator Robert DOLE - easier to change Senator than Supreme Court] [Senator Edward BROOKE - says could vote for qualified strict constructionist.] [Senator COOK - says White House Medal of Honor ceremony swayed opinion; excellence in Vietnam, same in Supreme Court]
REPORTER: Bob Clark Artist: Freda Reiter
(DC) Nixon disappointed; Carswell remains on federal bench; new nomination by late summer; White House credibility gap widened.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
(Tallahassee, Florida) Carswell recs. news at home; [Judge CARSWELL - regrets loss; grateful to Nixon, supporting Senators; not bitter; keeps present post.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson
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